Does it give you a purpose beyond that biggest addiction of them all – your monthly paycheck?
Does it enable you to contribute to something bigger than yourself?
Hmm, what is he trying to get at?
Allow me a short detour:
Happiness is not something that we can find, acquire, or achieve directly.
We have to get the conditions right and then wait. Some of those conditions are within us. Other conditions require relationships to things beyond us: Just as plants need sun, water, and good soil to thrive, people need love, work, and a connection to something larger.
It is worth striving to get the right relationships between ourselves and others, between ourselves and our work, and between ourselves and something larger than us.
If we get these relationships right, a sense of purpose and meaning will emerge.
What do I mean?
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