"So, Rick, it seems you are doing well, you know you're doing well, and your situation is enviable. Having the neighbors diss you still bothers you, sure, but that's understandable.
Is there a problem then with yr wife, or is this just your…"
"One of the things my friend has used is scheduling and sticking to the schedule as much as possible. Each of her work hours is scheduled for a particular part of her job and she does only that for that time period. The same can be used…"
"And I don't mean that like its a bad thing, I was a bad student, I just recognized that I had to work harder for worse grades and it sounds like you are in the same boat.
Be self aware. Once you are, I promise life will become a lot easier."
"You're over-achieving compared to the majority of your fellow countrymen so don't be too hard on yourself. And don't fall into the ambition trap, either. You could be making more and getting promotions (etc.) but someone else would…"
"I will admit there is some dissatisfaction in my heart. I know I could (should?) be doing better. In all of us there is some question of whether we could be or should be doing better than what we are doing. Some want/need for…"