Life changes and as a result, plans must be modified accordingly. I encourage you to bake in to every plan the values that will carry you, enabling you to flourish and sustain you when you think you’ve hit too devastating a setback: Values like persistence, perseverance, hard work, optimism, courage and hope. These things are the bedrock foundation for success.
The Diderot Effect states that obtaining a new possession often creates a spiral of consumption which leads you to acquire more new things. As a result, we end up buying things that our previous selves never needed to feel happy or fulfilled.