Is it essential? This simple question is something we must ask ourselves. We must remind ourselves to stop trying to do everything and to focus on one thing. I am sure you are familiar with this idea of narrowing your attention to what matters. In the Bible, several scriptures speak to the importance of living a focused life. You can also find similar passages in the Torah and Quran that emphasize single-mindedness. Buddhists highlight the imperative practice of mindfulness.