Rob Mason - The Comparison Trap


Comparison is the thief of joy.”
Theodore Roosevelt


I know firsthand that comparison is a thief of joy. Comparison leads to unnecessary stress and anxiety.


Comparison can lead to superiority:

  • I’m smarter than you
  • I’m better than you
  • I’m stronger than you


Comparison can lead to inferiority:

  • I’m not smart enough
  • I’m not good enough
  • I’m not strong enough


Either way comparison traps you in the ‘self-life’ whereby you become self-centred and self-absorbed.


Who have you compared yourself in the past week? Who’s highlight reels have you been viewing on social media?


Closing thoughts

1. Compare at your peril: stop comparing yourself with others

2. Be yourself: discover and embrace the best version of you

3. Stay in your own lane: run your own race at your own pace


Rob Mason - Stay In Lour Lane


You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.”
John Mason



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