I believe at the core of comparing lies the fear of inferiority. Feeling inferior or inadequate is really hard to tolerate, so we do anything to check if there is a slight chance of being inadequate. This need to validate yourself leads to comparing, in the hope to come to the conclusion that you are ok. Then you know that you are enough.
So in this post I’m going to answer the first questions to my latest “Ask me Anything!” email. The topic is jealousy and how to stop comparing yourself to others. We will look at 4 methods to break the habit of comparing yourself to others and at more constructive ways how you can deal with jealousy if you feel it.