Looking back on your life what things instill a sense of pride in your life?
Graduating from college?
Being the lead in a play?
Painting an acclaimed portrait?
Pursuing your life's work?
Buying lots of stuff?
Whatever it is that makes you proud to introduce yourself to people keep in mind the accomplishments of others.
Research shows that people that live for a higher purpose, like providing service to others, have a higher sense of life satisfaction and are happier than those that live for themselves.
Consider the life of Dan Phillips, builder. This is a man that is very good at what he does. He builds affordable housing out of construction waste.
Learn more about Dan by watching the video below and by visiting his blog.