Posts tagged June 2019
How to Change your Comparison Strategy to Feel Better About Yourself (and grow!)

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.

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5 Tips to Escape the Comparison Trap

There was a time I didn’t like all that much about myself.  I hate to admit that, because it feels so ‘icky,’ but it’s the truth!

Everyone else was prettier, smarter, funnier, more talented, thinner, more successful...well, you get my point.

No matter where I looked, I always felt behind, less accomplished, or simply not enough.

As a result, it felt like everything I wanted was out of reach because I didn’t have what it took, or everyone else was better suited.

Let me tell life in that trap became exhausting!  

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