Thanks Lily. You may be right about categorizing something like “Prestige” under Popularity/Social Acceptance. I find it helpful to isolate down to more specifics like prestige.
Why do we have these basic desires? Great question. I’m probably not qualified to answer that but everything seems to point back to evolutionary needs.
I mostly focus on finding the connections between life observations, experiences, learning and my own areas of expertise. Writing about it helps me connect the dots.
I go into more detail about that here: