“Comparison is the death of joy.”
“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.”
Comparing yourself and your life to others is a destructive habit that many people have.
You can compare jobs, cars, houses and shoes.
At the end, you will have a low self-esteem. And you’ll create negative feelings in yourself. You may also feel this way outside yourself.
What can you do now? What can you do to break this bad habit?
Well, today I’d like to share 3 steps that have helped me to move away from this – it does take some time though so be patient with yourself – and towards a healthier outlook and view of myself and life.
Step 1: Just realize that you can’t win if you compare yourself to others.
It is enough to consciously realize this.
There is always someone in the world who has more or is better at something than you.
It’s true that you might feel better for a short time if you have a nicer vehicle than your neighbor.
But a week or two later you’ll see someone from the next block with an even finer car…