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Comparing Is A Natural Trait

Comparing Is A Natural Trait

Comparison is a normal part of human behavior. But it can be lethal for your growth and happiness.

Needless to say, Everyone is unique. Even if one's goal is the same as someone they are comparing themselves to, everyone's journey is unique! But in this day and age of the internet, where we are bombarded with tons of posts of people with "PERFECT" looks, jobs, wardrobe, friends, and life, we tend to forget that.


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Comparison is the theif of joy



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How To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

How To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

Even though comparing ourselves can be considered a natural trait, we are conscious beings. We have the power to consciously: understand and stop doing it.

Below are a few points that can help you to do that.


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Understanding that social media is fake

Understanding that social media is fake

It only shows the 'bright side' of everyone's lives because everyone only wants to share their happy moments, and there is nothing wrong with that, but we need to understand that everyone is equally struggling behind the scene. No matter how successful and happy someone looks in the pictures, everybody has bad days.


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Understanding The Uniqueness Of Your Journey

Understanding The Uniqueness Of Your Journey

You are you and no one in this entire universe can be you. From your birth till now, you met a set of people, went to a set of places, experienced a set of situations, handled a set of hardships, faced a set of failures, celebrated a set of successes, and made relationships with a set of people LIKE NO OTHER PERSON ON THIS EARTH. Absolutely unique. Then how can we expect to be the same as someone else?

With all these unique sets of things, you have a unique set of strengths as well. Focus on your strengths!


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Understanding What You Have

Understanding What You Have

While we compare ourselves to others, we often see what we don't have and overlook what we have.

Always try to look for things for which you are grateful. Many people on this earth will kill to have a life like yours. You have things many don't.

Now I know that being grateful while feeling miserable is next to impossible. So start writing a gratitude journal first thing in the morning. Write down just 5 things for which you are grateful. It will not only help you realize how we often tend to ignore the things we have, but it's a great exercise to start your day!


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Understanding Your Competition

Understanding Your Competition

I know you must have heard many times by now, but let me remind you again, YOUR ONLY COMPETITION IS YOU. As unique as you are, everyone is incomparable to you. Hence, your only competition left is your past self.

No one is your competition. Nobody's accomplishment will not take anything from your success.

Instead, celebrate their successes with them, congratulate them!


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Not afraid to sound stupid but to not make a sound at all.

I often find myself comparing my life to the strangers on the internet. I wrote this post hoping that it may help someone who finds themselves in the same position.


How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others - A Helpful Guide

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others - A Helpful Guide

The Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others - Farnam Street

The Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others - Farnam Street

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