No matter how many times I read about it, write about it, or even think deeply about it, I still can't help but compare from time to time. There's no secret formula to solving our comparison problem but to intentionally avoid thinking about it. We have to catch ourselves comparing and stop our thought process. Then, we focus on ourselves and be grateful for what we already have.
Still, it is easier said than done.
"Comparison truly is the thief of joy. There will always be someone with more money, more sex appeal, more blog readers, or whatever your metric.
So you must remember to avoid the comparison game. You must be responsible for what comes into your life. Grow and challenge yourself—yes, strive. Work hard and seek to improve however you can.
But do not give in to the temptation of always trying to have more than others, because someone will always have more than you. And that’s how it should be."
Article: You'll Always Lose at the Comparison Game (So Stop Playing It) by Chris Guillebeau | The Art of Non-Conformity
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