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Are You More Than Your Work?

How to Be Confident You Are Worth More Than Your Work

Samantha Barnes 6 Minute Read
 

How would you react if I told you your employee performance review was emailed to your friends and family?

Would you be glad, knowing they’d be impressed? Or would you freak out and worry that they’d never look at you the same way again?

Your response is one indicator of how much your work determines your sense of self-worth. Let’s dig deeper with a true or false test:

  • Whenever you struggle with your work, you see yourself as a failure.
  • You can’t turn off your “work brain” when you leave at the end of the day.
  • You always need to do “just one more thing” before you can rest.
  • Praise from work colleagues or superiors gives you a rush that feels unhealthy.

How did you do?

Work is a good thing. It contributes to our sense of purpose and personal growth.

But your work should never define you, and if you answered true to most or all of the above statements, maybe it’s time to reconsider the role work plays in your life.

You are more than what you do for a job each day. You are a person with a story, relationships, experiences, passions and so much more to share with the world.

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