Unfortunately in an effort to instill humility, so many of us were taught not to celebrate ourselves because it may make others feel bad. It could be seen as being conceited. So, as we grew older, we learned more and more how to dim our light, so as not to outshine others.
"To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares: but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not." ~ Akhenaton Happiness derived from riches and pleasure, is a fleeting emotion. When we find fulfillment from within, through a purposeful life