Chasing approval is a losing game. Because approval is fickle.
Since feedback is the breakfast of champions, your posture toward it makes all the difference.
To have possessions without them possessing you, you’ll have to switch from asking “What am I acquiring?” to something better.
If you believe you are your resume, your work won’t be a joy. It will be a burden.
Think carefully about the questions you’re asking yourself.
False peaks are seductive destinations. But they lead to more misery, not joy.