One of the most difficult areas human beings struggle with is “measuring up” to their peers. We examine what others have, what they are able to do and who they have in their lives. That comparing self to others is one of the major reasons we struggle with self-esteem.
The trouble is that when we enter the state of comparison-making, our seeing is distorted. We become blind to our own value, while devaluing or dismissing the real worth we have. Take some time to complete the sentences below to determine what you consciously or subconsciously are saying to yourself:
When we compare ourselves and conclude that we are less than, we feel depressed and then want to isolate which causes us to feel even worse. Now is the time to commit to building our own self-worth. Here are some simple ways to do just that:
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