Yeah, you are so right, I am stating the obvious here and why should you waste your time reading about the obvious.

But apparently, it is not as obvious as it should be.  Not to everyone.

Just an example.

Yesterday morning I had a minor argument with my son (this time my oldest son and not the curious career minded one from my previous post).

Me: “Don’t always give up so easily. How well you do in life all depends on your attitude. You have got an attitude problem.”

My son: “Attitude. Attitude. ATTITUDE. You always talk about this. I can’t hear it any more. I don’t even know what that even means!”

Me: “Oh, attitude is simply your frame of mind.”

My son: “huh?”

Me: “It is the way of looking at things.”

End of conversation

End of an unsatisfactory conversation, because I …