What do you need to live? To get into the basic definition, all we as humans need is food, water and shelter, but once this basic criteria is met, what do we value as “essential?” For some it might be the accumulation of wealth and worldly possessions, tokens for the strangers to visually understand your achievements in life.
For others, it might be something different: love, adventure, excitement, or the unknown. Or maybe fancy titles?
Here is theory of human motivation
What motivates you then?