The Attention list widget will display a form count by process for: Actions due for me, Actions due for someone, Approvals required for me, Approvals required for someone, Owner of, Participant in, and Unread.
Add an Attention list widget from the Add a widget page.
Enter a Widget name, then choose the type of Form count by process you want to display.
For the Form count by process options Action due and Approval required, you must further define if you want to display actions or approvals for either for Me or Someone.
Screenshot below displays the attention list widget.