…oint, you really stop caring about your external image. As Rhett Butler says in Gone With the Wind, “Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.”
Your circumstances are a reflection of you.
Forget yourself and get to work. Become who you must be for the people and causes you love. It is only in devoting yourself wholly to something outside of yourself that you become self-actual…