“a gold medal is a wonderful thing , but if you’re not enough without it, you’ll never be enough with it”, explains John Candy’s character in the movie “Cool Runnings”.
What a great line!
What “gold medal” currently defines your life?
How about this question, “what dream or ambition do you have of fulfilling that is so important to you that if you haven’t, or don’t, or can’t have it, then you find yourself in a depressed and frustrated mindset?
Be on your guard to always make a distinction between the “real you”, and the “role you” (in other words, how well you perform in the different roles of your life).