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Comparing Yourself to Others

What's Wrong With Your Kid? Here's Your Answer

Karen Johnson | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Karen Johnson

My three children have faced and overcome many of their hurdles with relative ease. I have a child who read early. I have a natural athlete. I have one who is incredibly kind and generous--traits that are innate and cannot be taught.

ADVICE 02: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Brent Stoller | Posted 03.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

Photo Credit: Brent Stoller To send in a question, please complete this short Google form. All submissions are anonymous, even to the author. ***** ...

Full-Time Travelers Have A Journey Beyond Photographs

Jema Anderson | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Jema Anderson

Do you ever look outside of yourself and think, I wish I could do that? As I dive deeper into the world of travel writing, I find that once again I am only seeing the outer edges of a bubble that holds the real stuff inside. It's just like everything else, the ideal snapshot only tells one side of the story.

3 Steps To Becoming a Happier Person

Kiara Williams | Posted 02.05.2016 | College
Kiara Williams

Inevitably, we compare ourselves to others, and it makes us question our self-worth and capabilities. Here are a few simple tips to making you a happier person:

No One Glorifies the Grind Because It Sucks

Brooke Warner | Posted 11.04.2015 | Books
Brooke Warner

You're not alone, and if that's all your writing process is to you -- a grind you're dying to get through -- that does not make you less of a writer.

5 Reasons Why Facebook Can Be Dangerous for People With Depression

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 05.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lorne Jaffe

Last week I fell into panic mode. It started with intense chest pains each time I logged onto Facebook to check the groups I belong to as well as scro...

Ways You Are Sabotaging Yourself Without Realizing It

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Tamsen_Fadal

Despite the fact that I built my career in front of the camera, I truly believe that if you don't have internal peace and happiness and come from a good place, your inner discontent will always come to the surface.

4 Ways to Live a Happier Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Your journey is your journey and shouldn't be compared. Make changes at your pace. As long as you're moving forward you'll get there. If someone gets there before you congratulate him or her and then focus on your journey.

What Would People Think?

Frank A. Weil | Posted 08.23.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

"What would people think?" How many times do suppose you have asked yourself that question? Why do you suppose you ask it? Perhaps you are vain and c...

How to Overcome Social Comparison

Susie Moore | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Remember, the universe is abundant and wants you to have all that you want. You block the flow of opportunity, creation and miracles when we focus on other people and resent their accomplishments. Use your energy to think of ways to become your best and highest self.

4 Ways To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

Posted 12.03.2013 | OWN

By Iyanla Vanzant Q: How do I stop comparing myself with others? 1. Get clear about you. A sense of self lets you see others' successes and b...

The Game I Want to Quit

Christine Organ | Posted 08.26.2013 | Parents
Christine Organ

I want to enjoy swimming with my kids and proudly display photos of our family at the beach without worrying about whether I look three-months pregnant or if other people will notice my cellulite-covered thighs.

Are You Threatened By Other People's Success?

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

What if we stopped the comparison game altogether?  What if the success of others had nothing to do with us, and our own success had nothing to do with anyone else?  What if we didn't spend aso much of our precious time focusing on how we "measure up" to the people around us?

The Danger In Comparing Yourself To Others

Grown And Flown | Posted 05.18.2013 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

I am over 50 and I should know better. I should know that life isn't always what it seems, that everyone is just doing their best and that perfect is a dangerous fantasy. But somehow, deep, deep into adulthood, I still hold on to childish dreams.

Do You Compare Yourself to Others?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The more you learn to love and value your unique essence, the less you will find yourself comparing yourself to others. There is only one you. You are incomparable!