Social status does not ensure happiness.
There is no such thing as an overnight success.
Forgive yourself. You did not know better.
Make it about the activity and not about massaging your ego.
Don’t spread yourself too thin in pursuing many things.
For things to get better, they need to become worse first.
There is inherent goodness in all of us.
When rejected professionally, we start doubting ourselves.
I was asked this question recently on a podcast I was invited to.
Simpler Sundays – 13th Edition