In looking at your life, can you unequivocally say that pursuing your goals makes you happy? If not, it’s time to redefine what success means to you.
Success lies in the process of creation and discovery, not in the potential side-effects of money or praise. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to climb the proverbial ladder of success - the problem lies in how we relate to it.
Consider other perspectives and the different types of success to create a definition that feels right and is worthy of your time, effort, and emotions.