Why Comparing Yourself to Others Helps You to Achieve Your Goals

Comparison isn’t the thief of joy — it’s the gift of inspiration.

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You can make comparison work for you, not against you.

Everything is still available for you if you want it.

Comparing ourselves to others is very human behavior.

Comparison is negative when you give in to envy and resentment, or when you use it to blindly copy people. Comparison becomes positive when it shines a light in what you could take initiative on, or what qualities successful people foster that you don’t — Tesia Blake

Let other people’s successes motivate you.

Use them to inspire you.

Other people’s successes show you it can be done:

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Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm. Christineschoenwaldwriter.com

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