Material value has zero influence on long term happiness. Most people work for 50 year plus without ever being able to admit that the money, and things they purchased with it had an impact to their long term happiness in life.Nothing wrong with making lots of money!BUT.. if your looking for peace and contentment in life, look elsewhere.In order to be emotionally free, you must first "drain the swamp" ummmmwhere have I heard before.In this case, it's the emotional swamp. The one that anger, resentment, bitterness, shame, and all the other "toxic" feelings live in. The emotional swamp.Success is being happy, success is being content, success is being free from the negative feelings that for many, have been inside the...

Ask them to share with you what kind of role model their parents and grandparents were to themTheir answer may change your feelings.We are a product of our environment, and the blame for harm in many cases can go back generations ago.UNLESS WE ACCEPT THE TRUTH THAT BLAMING THEM FOR THEIR ACTIONS IS DIFFERENT THAN BLAMING THEM FOR OUR FEELINGS~!We only know what we know. They (our parents) learned what they were taught by their parents.We always learn from our parents good or bad, either way we learn either what to do and what to teach others, or what NOT to do.If both cases, what we learned from what parents taught us...