Guess what? It’s human nature to compare yourself to others.
Yep...I said it: It’s normal to look to other people as a means to evaluate yourself.
I’m not going to tell you to stop doing this, either, because you can’t. And you shouldn’t.
Looking at others and comparing yourself to them is a necessary component of self-awareness. Self-awareness plays a significant role in emotional intelligence.
In other words, you have to be aware of others in order to be mindful of yourself.
But, there are two sides to comparison - a shadow side and a light side.Read More