Whether or not they believe it to be true, most people I know behave as if their job is more important than their life.
Life is a 'being' thing.
Job is a 'doing' thing.
In my experience, things only start to work when the latter comes out of the former... i.e your doing, your work, your legacy, is a direct result of self expression - i.e you have found what you love doing and are happy with it.
There's a key breakthrough to be made here... A fun-da-ment-al distinction.
I wonder... I wonder if I am the guy - to make that breakthrough happen...
Are people ready to see western culture for what it has become - a disease?