So often we lose ourselves chasing success. Somehow we have defined success according to a misguided idea of perfection. Allow me to give you a piece of advice: Aim for value over success.
Value means we have added to the world in which we operate. Value means I’m beneficial to the folks around me. Value lets my imperfections be real without wallowing in them.
When I can look back at my day or season or life and find where I added value to my family or job or community there should be a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment. When I am driven by a vague idea of success I end too many days empty.
Find yourself a niche where you add value. Then enjoy the process of producing said value over and over again.