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Compare Yourself to Yourself

on May 19, 2016

The Cathie Barash Blog

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Too often, we compare ourselves to others who seem to be more joyful, talented, or enlightened than we are, rather than celebrating ourselves, and how far we’ve come in our own life.

Even if we do appreciate our journey, and all that we’ve gained so far, it can seem to pale in comparison to someone else who is getting more accolades or attention for their position in life.

It is at these times that we need to remember to compare ourselves to ourselves, and revel in the progress we’ve made, the challenges we’ve overcome, and the help we’ve provided to others.

By honoring the changes, wisdom or growth we’ve experienced thus far, we are better able to notice, and appreciate the positive contributions we make in our world, even if we aren’t famous around the world.

We do not have to be a renowned professional in order to add…

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