There isn't a single yogi or guru on this planet, who is actually enlightened, who considers themselves to be perfect, and if they do, they are a false yogi or guru. For a true yogi or guru understands that perfection is a process, not a state.
You cannot hope to control your emotions using your thoughts, but you can hope to control your thoughts using your emotions. But how do you control your emotions without suppressing them? After all, our goal is to master our lives, not makes ourselves mentally unstable.
In nature, everything is always producing an abundance of everything and giving it freely, and taking freely of that which is given. Quite literally, one's man's shit is another man's food. Animals don't go around looking to serve a purpose to earn their existence. Their shit and left over dead body is all the payment they need for food, shelter and a happy life. Imagine that...
What if we had a Free Access Economy instead of a cryptocurrency that pretends to be a store of value based on Love or Happiness or Honor? What if we completely and totally got rid of the need to have an accounting of any kind of value whatsoever? What is value, anyway? What is valuable? What is the most valuable thing?