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?
I still have dreams about my back brace. I threw it out so long ago, but it is there when I meet new people whom I am unsure about, when my judgement is questioned, when my children's teachers chastise me for being late to pick-up.