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We’re now in the golden age of social media when we can see travels, shopping sprees, gifts, etc. Seemingly perfect bonds and envious lives of people with a quick scroll through our social feed. I’m as guilty as you are — no matter how much I want to always be happy when great things happen to others, it can be tough not to weigh our lives against theirs.
They say that comparison is the thief of all joy. So what can we do? Besides the usual advice of being thankful for what we have. Let’s be real. What you don’t see won’t matter. We’re only human. I muted a whole bunch of people on my instagram feed. Especially those that posts that have no value at all.
In other news, here are some quotes I’ve found helpful to lighten the burden. And to help ourselves to stop comparing one another.
9 Feel Good Quotes to Help You Stop Comparing Yourself to Others
Have more than you show, and speak less than you know – William Shakespeare
The only person you should try to be better than is who you were yesterday.
Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself – Coco Chanel
A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms – Zen Shin
To be yourself in a world that is trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud.
You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do – Eleanor Roosevelt
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent – Eleanor Roosevelt
Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions… Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it or not. – Tine Fey
There you have it friends! I hope these quotes can help with whatever you’re going through. Remember, no one lives a perfect life so we should focus on our own.