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The Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others - Farnam Street

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Comparing Can Be Motivating As Well As Destructive

Comparing ourselves to others allows them to drive our behavior. Sometimes this comparison is motivating and sometimes it’s destructive.


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Comparisons between people are a recipe for unhappiness.

At worst, when we compare ourselves to others we end up focusing our energy on bringing them down instead of raising ourselves up.


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Being You - Is The Only Game You Can Really Win

your focus and energy is placed on what you’re capable of now and how you can improve yourself.

Life becomes about being a better version of yourself. And when that happens, your effort and energy go toward upgrading your personal operating system every day.


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Compare Yourself To Who You Were Yesterday

Compare yourself to who you were yesterday.


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How To Focus On Yourself

  • Think of anything you want to achieve. Learn and practice that.
  • Learn to know yourself. Observe your thoughts 💭.
  • Make your self care plan like having a coffee ☕ or tea 🍵, set a good and healthy diet, make excercise regimen or take a stroll in your surroundings to enjoy nature, listening to music etc, read a book 📖.
  • Have a journal for brain dump.

Or you can do a lot of things just to focus on yourself and learn from everyone. Try not to things personally. Its all about mindset.


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Believes in self improvement...


I believe in the power of self awareness. To achieve self awareness we need to focus on ourselves instead of others.

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