Where we find meaning can have a profound effect on our overall well-being.

Steve Tobak wrote in his piece for Entrepreneur that it took him a while to find motivation in his career. He avoided work at all costs and didn’t care for prestige.

Things changed fast once Tobak got a wake-up call. His self awareness coincided with a drive to work hard. Today, his happiness is still rooted in his work and drive to succeed. It helps him separate himself from the material things in life.

“We have a lot more time to enjoy life because we’re not going back and forth, moving into and out of, or buying and selling all the homes we don’t have,” remarked Tobak.

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