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Discussion on: I feel worthless when I'm unproductive

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Sean Allin Newell

You're value as a person is not in any way tied to your productivity. Don't mistake skill, job, and paycheck for worth and happiness.

Lots of people, myself included at times, idolize productivity, and it can drive us to workaholism. Often even if you had a popular OSS project, job, even family and friends it doesn't substitute having a deep sense of self worth and identity.

You are more important than the things you accomplish!

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Maniflames Author

I'm having a little trouble with finding self worth from within but that is probably not that weird around my age. Thanks for the reminder I really needed that :)