The Dangers of Comparing Yourself to Others

It’s more dangerous than you might think

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Comparing yourself to others is a reliable way to reduce your confidence, motivation, and self-esteem. It seems to be natural for humans to make these types of comparisons, because nearly everyone does it. However, that doesn’t mean it’s a good move.

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Writer | Meditation Teacher | Self-Care Expert | www.writewithwendy.com | www.mindfulsinglemom.com

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