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You know I used to think that a rich life meant owning a lot of stuff. I told myself, when I have this then I will be happy. But you know, the closer I got, the farther away happiness was. I was so focused on success and the accumulation of stuff that the more I focused on having this and that, the more it gave me stress, anxiety and discontent.
Taurus: As motivated as you are by success, wealth, and improvement, you need to make sure you’re putting 100% of your effort into everything you do, instead of spreading yourself too thin and only giving 20% or 30% of your effort to projects that turn out poorly and therefore cause you to feel frustrated and disappointed in yourself.
We think a good life means becoming immune to judgment, to harsh words from others, to insecurity, to self-doubt, to shame, to criticism. But really, a good life is about realizing that you’re human. That you’re never truly safe from your fear of being an outsider, a failure, an outcast. And that, while you can never fully avoid these uncomfortable feelings, that you can still keep going, keep doing, and keep creating in spite of them.