I think it’s catching on. And spreading. And I’m seeing more and more people succumb to its negative charms and lure.
What is it?
Comparisonitis. The dis-ease of comparing yourself to others.
Now this could be just comparing your body, size or shape to someone else. It may be your business. Your blog. Your husband, wife or partner. Your wardrobe. Your friends. Your personality. Your social life. Or it could be all of the above and your entire life rolled into one great big ‘why the hell can I never be like her or as good as that’ horror ball. Oh dear. I can hear you sighing and saying ‘Julie please get out of my head!’
I can assure you that I’m not in your head beautiful you but I’ve certainly had Comparisonitis before myself and do from time to time have to catch myself from ensuring I’m not being seductively lured back into it. It is easy enough to do, especially when you are interested in and genuine about learning from and being around others. We can’t hide ourselves away from people and in fact it’s not a good idea to do that anyway. We can learn and love … Read the rest