I stumbled upon this quote today and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The road to comparison is never a good road to go down and it never ends well. It is a slippery slope and once you are on it, it is very hard to get off it. You would think at some point we would learn to be content with who we are and what we have. You would hope that at some point we would grow up and get over it. If only it were that easy. At 28, I still have not learned my lesson. This past week has been hard; I think I have beaten myself up about a million times by comparing myself to other people and their perfect lives.
With Facebook, Instagram, blogs, etc, sometimes we look at everyone else’s life and think they have it all. After all, it’s really easy for people to make their lives look and sound perfect. Plus, there are those little numbers constantly reminding us that we are still far from 1,000 Facebook Likes or 10,000 Instagram followers. Why do we use those numbers as a gauge for our self-worth? See, not a good road at all.
Ironically, Thanksgiving is just a few short days away, reminding me that I have so much to be thankful and joyful for. I am truly blessed. We are all truly blessed.
Have a Happy Thanksgiving.