Most people think life is unfair, and their potential is higher than their salary. People also think they deserve better life. Bill Gates used to say “Life is not fair - get used to it!”.
Ha ha! The problem isn’t that life is unfair – it’s your broken idea of fairness. The truth is, life is just playing by different rules.
Can you imagine how insane life would be if it actually was ‘fair’ to everyone? No one could fancy anyone who wasn’t the love of their life, for fear of breaking a heart. Companies would only fail if everyone who worked for them was evil. Relationships would only end when both partners died simultaneously. Raindrops would only fall on bad people.
Most of us get so hung up on how we think the world should work that we can’t see how it does. But facing that reality might just be the key to unlocking your understanding of the world, and with it, all of your potential.
However, the real rewards people have in their lives are not only financial. Experimental research into the effects of money on happiness have consistently found that a financial boon produces a euphoria which is short lived, whether it be getting a raise at work or winning the lottery. A good teacher will change lives, and will get to see that change in their students as they mature. That has value ever.
Fair or unfair, for the good of yourself, try to remember the goal in life is not in being rich, but in being happy.