Coming to peace with the proposition that accomplishments do not bring lasting satisfaction.
They do for me. Really any time I see something I've worked hard at come to fruition it makes me feel good about myself. I can't say I've done anything truly amazing like change the lives of the impoverished or build the longer lasting battery, but if I did I'm sure I'd reflect back on it and think... man. I'm a badass
...Then I ducked my head and the lights went out, and two guns blazed in the dark;
And a woman screamed, and the lights went up, and two men lay stiff and stark...