Here is something touching on being content and decoupling what you have from your sense of who you are.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
So here is the dilemma a lot of people face. They haven’t been able to decouple what they possess from how they view themselves. The danger in that, (seemingly obvious), is that your material things change. l – for better or for worse.
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You’re supposed to already have a pretty solid idea of who you are independent of whatever you own. If not you get into this endless cycle of chasing wealth and validation just to feel good about yourself.
Or you can just feel good about yourself regardless.
Here’s the kicker. Nothing you own will supplement for a lack of self acceptance. And it should be absolute, not relative. Don’t link it to being better than someone else, because when the person improves their fortunes , you’re gonna be pretty pissed off.
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Upside – people find it hard to walk over someone with a high sense of self worth. Get the self worth, consolidate it. Chase the money but don’t let it define you.
Non verbose version. Get some confidence and belief in yourself.