Vishal Ostwal

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Why You Shouldn’t Compare Yourself to Others

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you”

– Ralph Waldo

A few years back, I was somewhat an idiot.

Or maybe just innocent.

I don’t know, but I used to be insecure most of the time. I had got into a habit of considering myself as inferior to others, often. No, I didn’t compare myself directly to anyone, but I could feel it happening. Perhaps, my mind would’ve been messing with me.

It kept happening to me – I unknowingly compared myself to others. Since I was such – insecure.

If I could go back in past and tell something to my younger self to help him out , then it would be as follows (In fact, this is something I still need to remind myself, because although I’ve grown up, I’m not entirely immune to my feelings):