Posts by Joey Knofczynski

Joey Knofczynski is a fiscal analyst living in South Dakota who wants to help people through his writing. He does not specialize in coaching or blogging but hopes that sharing his experiences can provide support to others on their journey through life.

Why I Stopped Measuring My Self-Worth and Trying to Prove Myself

“You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anyone.” ~Maya Angelou

How do you measure your self-worth? By the salary you make each year? By the number of lines on your resume? By the amount of people who follow you on social media?

Now what if you never had to measure your self-worth again? That is what I want to do.

I grew up as a gifted kid with high expectations to boot, always pushing myself to meet them. I earned the best grades I could, secured a full-ride scholarship to a local university, and soon enough …