Here, we discuss why “Comparison is the thief of joy and 4 easy steps to stop comparison for good. Beware the compare today!
Picture the scene: You have just completed a full week on the New You Total Food Replacement (TFR) plan. (Yas!) You drank the water; made the packs and you are about to jump on the scales for your weekly weigh in. Drum roll please…5lbs off in a week! How amazing! Excited, you log in to Secret Slimmers, The New You Plan’s customer support group, to share your fab news. Only as you are scrolling through, you see that another slimmer has lost 11lbs, and another has lost 9lbs and suddenly your 5lbs doesn’t seem quite so amazing anymore… STOP! You are about to fall into the compare and despair trap.
Most of us have fallen prey to the trappings of compare and despair conditioning at one time or another. In our social media world, triggers can pop up at any moment of the day.
You open Facebook and learn that another person in your group of friends is getting married, when you haven’t been on a date in FOREVER, or you flick to Instagram and realise that an old school friend has just picked his new Land Rover while your 10 year old ‘run around’ has failed its MOT… again. You know that it’s not helpful to compare yourself to others, but you can’t look away. Deeper and deeper down the comparison rabbit hole you go until