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2. What You Do

2. What You Do

A career helps many people feel valued.

  • People say something like, “I’m the co-founder of XYZ company,” or “I’m a lawyer,” not because it’s what they do – but because it’s who they are.
  • Their career reinforces to them that they’re “somebody.”

Why it's a big risk?

  1. A health problem, economic downturn, or unexpected shift in the job market may interfere with your career and lead to a major identity crisis.
  2. Even a planned retirement could wreak havoc on your self-worth if your identity is tied to your job title.

In the absence of a high profile career, you won’t be able to feel good about yourself if you’ve always measured your self-worth by what you do.

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Here are five common – yet potentially hazardous – ways people measure their self-worth:

  1. While some people measure their self-worth by the numbers on a weight scale.
  2. Others determine their value based on their ability to attract attention with their appearance.

  1. Know what measuring stick you’re using to determine your value
  2. Measure your self-worth based on the factors you can control (like your values, spirit of showing up in failure, hardships you endured till now etc.)– not the external events in your life(like people, mo...

Sometimes people want to be known solely for their accomplishments.

People measure their self-worth by the size of their bank accounts.

People depend on others to give them value .

We all have some sort of measuring stick that we use to determine our value as a human being.

While estimating the amount of material you require to renovate your room , would you use just a random stick to measure ? Probably not.

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