Happiness. If you cannot be happy with who you are and where you are then how can you ever have success?
As the previous writer said, "Knowing yourself" is the ultimate thing one should strive for. Happiness is something you can't achieve by striving. It's a by-product resulting from doing something which 'brings' it into your life. For example, doing something you love doing, - particularly if it also makes other people happy.
The famous psychologist, Abraham Maslow went into this very deeply. He found that when the basic needs are met, we move up towards other needs. When these are met, we move up again, and again. The second highest need is 'Self Actualization,' (Wanting to be the best we can be in as many areas as we can) but surmounting even this is the need for Self Realization. Which means, of course, Knowing yourself.
by Ashantina 7 years ago
What do you strive for most in your life: security, love, power...excitement, knowledge, accomplishment.. or something else?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 5 years ago
Do you believe that so many people are taught to strive for just being mediocre and average insteadof fully utilizing their utmost potential?
by bones0614 6 years ago
Some things will never change, while some things must change. The challenge is to not let anything change who you are. Always strive to change for the better how people see you, strive to make yourself happy, strive to better yourself. Do not dwell on the past only learn from it. Do not live in the...
by ladyweight 4 years ago
Why would anyone strive to become super morbidly obese?I was watching a program on Discovery Chanel where one woman stays home and eats non-stop while her enabling husband works to feed her. She wants to become super morbidly obese to immobility. I found this rather shocking. Why would someone want...
by Maria Jordan 5 years ago
What do you strive for most in life...... accomplishment, security, excitement, knowledge, love, power, something else...?
by sofs 8 years ago
It is good to believe in yourself , but what do you do when something is not in your power?
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