Less comparison..more gain!


“Beauty begins,the moment you decide to be yourself” Cocochanel Image by Jhonatan Reategui from Pixabay

Are we guilty of comparing ourselves to others ?

Unfortunately the answer is YES and all of us are guilty and easily fall into the trap.

Social media no doubt adding to the misfortune.

And there is nothing wrong comparing ourselves to others,in fact one gets confidence in achieving set of goals.

The inspiration evolving out of comparison should be on a positive note rather than a depressing one.

But the problem arises when you start thinking that you are not as good as others and that all your efforts are going waste and you are unfit etc etc.

You know the proverb ‘ Gross is greener always on the other side of the fence’

A healthy comparison is acceptable but comparisons should not become obsession.

Can you be ‘the best guy’ at any given time ?

Understand that comparisons can never end because there is always someone better than you.

By comparing with others ,are you not downgrading your self ?

You know that it results in heartburn and many other health issues.

How to stop comparisons ?

1.Realize that people whom you think successful have their own quota of unhappiness.

2.Believe in yourself.

3.Academic success not necessarily lead to happiness.

4.Start comparing with self and become a better person.

5.Money is everything…..only to some extent.

6.I am not joking ….take a break from social media.

7.Always remember that there is no such thing as ‘Perfect Life’

8.Stop insulting your God given intelligentsia.

What are the positive aspects of not comparing with others ?

1.Contentment– this happens because you know that life is flawed and cruel, and thankfully God is kind to you and you are happy with the present state of affairs.

2.Unique– Feel you are unique.Remember God made you as an unique individual for a reason.

3.Self Confidence-Once you stop comparing,you get the intuition that you are nothing less.

4.Living in the present-you start enjoying every moment of your ‘present’ since no more you think of others.

5.You become intelligent-By focusing your aims you achieve the success gradually.No distractions.

“A flower doesn’t think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms “. Zen Shen

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Are you comparing yourself to others ?

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  10 comments for “Less comparison..more gain!

  1. December 28, 2019 at 11:49 am

    I think we are raised to compare ourselves to others, and this is reinforced by society as adults. Thus, breaking free needs to be a deliberate choice and something we work on consciously.

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  2. December 28, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    “Avoid loud and aggressive persons; they are vexatious to the spirit. If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter, for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.”
    ~ from The Disiderata

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  3. December 28, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    Happiness is found in simple things not in money or possessions.

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    • December 28, 2019 at 2:42 pm

      Agree,but unfortunately we have tendency to compare with others in a wrong way.We always compare ourselves with those who lead a high style living.Thank you Orvillewrong.

      Liked by 1 person

  4. December 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Just having focus upon ourself and our happiness, makes life more peaceful.

    Liked by 1 person

    • December 28, 2019 at 3:16 pm

      Unfortunately nobody is willing to listen to saner voices.That is the fate of humans .Greedy and self destructing !


  5. January 20, 2020 at 8:12 am

    I agree with this, we are all guilt of this. I also have recent post about comparison. You can check it here. http://virglarea.com/2020/01/20/how-stop-comparing-yourself-with-others-in-6-easy-steps/

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  6. January 20, 2020 at 8:51 am

    Thank you my friend Elbert John Megino for this link.I appreciate.
    Your post Perfectly resonated with my thoughts.
    To be frank,you articulated the concept in much better way.
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