Power is the ability to control your own life (The Escape Artist)
“I had always assumed power meant having status and income, influence and external rewards. Ralph had all of them. Yet up close he didn’t seem very powerful. I started asking whether power meant, rather, the ability to control my own life.”
When the money is really alluring. It becomes harder to walk away from it. But with that, it comes at a cost. Time. For yourself. Your family. And really, was that what you wanted to do in the first place?
How much money do we need to be happy? (The Business Times)
“Nearer to the modern day, psychologists would agree that the happiest people are those with friends, family, close communities, health, fruitful and caring lives, and love. A job you enjoy is a huge factor, staying busy, helping others, and feeling recognised, appreciated and loved.”