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How I Avoid Making Comparisons

I had to think long and hard, but here are the ways that I try to avoid comparing myself to others. I think of two things.

  1. Instead of looking at them with a covetous attitude, I simply compliment them. I truly want to hear their stories. "Hey, I love your house!" "How did you find the time to go back to school?" "I want to be like you when I grow up!" The list goes on. I have always heard, if you want to be a millionaire, hang around millionaires. If I want to attain what I admire, find out how they did it. Life is too short to want to keep up with the Joneses and to be jealous of others. 

  2. My Biblical teachings...this guides me each time.

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Tags: Attitude, Behavior, Tips, Values
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