If you are already making ends meet, what is the point of working so much overtime? Where’s the joy? Who benefits and how? The answers are likely shallow when it comes to “Type A workoholics”.
Strive to accumulate more stuff. Pay it off, insure it, polish it, fix it, store it. Never dispose of it. Can it bring anything but mind-numbing, time consuming attachment to meaningless things?
Try buying stillness and quiet contemplation. The trancsendence of egoic persuits is the greatest endeavor.
Verse 44 of The Tao te Ching says it all…(S. Mitchell translation cited)
44 Fame or integrity: which is more important?
Money or happiness: which is more valuable?
Success or failure: which is more destructive?
If you look to others for fulfillment,
you will never truly be fulfilled.
If your happiness depends on money,
you will never be happy with yourself.
Be content with what you have;
rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.