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Donít Let Comparison Steal Your Joy

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

We have all been guilty of this. It's envy. It's wanting to be someone we are not. It's wanting to be like someone else. It's..... Well you get the picture.

If we and when we compare ourselves to someone else or something we are stealing the joy out of who we are and what we can become. I know you may be saying to yourself when I compare myself to others it gives me more motivation, that may be true, BUT...does it take away from the joy you can have everyday? I think that's the real question.

My advice:

emoticon Learn to be content with yourself

emoticon Don't let what others have and you can't have burn you out

emoticon We are all on our own journey, and shouldnít try to walk in another personís footsteps.

emoticon Material things are not what make us happy and really fulfill us.

emoticon Remember why you began any journey. It should always be for you and no other reason.

Once again:

Just for kicks:

It reads: I wish I could lose weight as easy as I lose my keys, cell phone, my temper or even my mind.

Have a positive Tuesday everyone ~ Donna

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

ROSEWCI 7/10/2013 5:23AM

    Absolutely! Make it a point to find the JOY in your life each & every day! And when you find that JOY, share it w/others! One would be surprised how good it feels!!!

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JSALERNO 7/9/2013 6:52AM

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KARENKANDO 7/9/2013 6:26AM

    Wow! Again, so insightful! I'm guilty of doing this very thing. I try to guard against it - but. . . Suffice it to say, it's a bad habit and one that I easily fall into without giving it a moments thought! And when you think about it - not only does it diminish "you" - but it puts a whole lotta pressure on the other person (assuming they know you're sitting 'round wishing you were they). Nobody needs that kind of pressure. There's an old saying. . . something about "the grass is never greener - it's just a different shade of green". Truer words were never spoken. Nobody is perfect. We ALL have our "something". So thanks for the reminder. Today I shall stay focused and be happy that I am my unique self.

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 7/9/2013 6:18AM

    I'm headed out to a family reunion. This is timely! I am who I am. Thanks for this.


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MARYJOANNA 7/9/2013 6:07AM

  You are unique! That is the way it is supposed to be. We can just be ourselves.

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STALEYK 7/9/2013 6:05AM

    Good morning Friend! You always jumpstart my day with a little humor and help put things in perspective. Hope you have an awesome day!

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