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Be the Woman You Want to Be by Elisabeth Wilson, Infinite Ideas

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4. Me, myself and I

Don’t compare or compete with anyone but yourself. You’re not a carbon copy of anyone – not even your identical twin, if you have one.

Each person on the planet is unique and we should celebrate that uniqueness by not constantly trying to measure up to somebody else.

The worst people for comparing themselves to others are overachievers. Instead of enjoying the successes and blessings they have had, they’re too busy looking at the next target and this mindless dash to some imaginary finishing line that never comes. Will they be happy being the next Richard Branson? Hell, no! They don’t want to be the ‘next’ anybody – they want to be the original, the one that people quote in business or reference books; the epitome of ...

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