The way you choose to measure your worth as a person will serve as a major factor in the choices you make, the thoughts you have about life, and the way you feel about yourself.
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While it’s normal for your accomplishments to make you feel good, basing your entire self-worth on your achievements is like building your house on an unsteady foundation. You’ll need to experience repeated success in order to feel good about yourself – and that’s hard to maintain over the long-haul.
If you were fortunate enough to be blessed with good looks, your beauty may serve as an advantage in life. But,a handsome face or a beautiful body won't last forever. Wrinkles, a middle-age spread,gray hair, or a receding hairline can become catastrophic for anyone whose self-worth depends on their physical appearance.
Because I had children relatively late - in my 40s rather than in my 20s - it wasn't anything I ever knew that I would do. It kind of happened to me: I met the right woman and we had children. It was a revelation because it suddenly makes me realize, 'Oh, I get it. Now I know what to do with the rest of my life.'