Have you ever had those moments cruising on Facebook when you feel slightly depressed looking at snapshots from vacations in Hawaii, snazzy dinners, or updates about sold-out workshops? In fact, studies have shown that social media applications like Facebook increase social comparison! In other words, Facebook often makes us unhappy.

You’re watching other peoples’ lives… and it makes you think, “What the heck have I done lately?” The moment your mind takes you to the place where you are comparing yourself to others you have wandered into dangerous territory. This week I am sharing three essential tools to alleviate the despair you feel the moment you compare. Once you kick this mental habit, you will experience far more joy that you can imagine. Take my advice and see for yourself.

So how do you avoid constant comparison, in a world that encourages it, and stay positive? Tell me in the comments!

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