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Turn Your Toxic Comparisons into Constructive Comparisons, for a Better You.

The potential downsides to comparing ourselves to others are blatantly apparent. Making comparisons can often make us feel inferior, excluded, alone, and unfortunately, it’s never before been easier to do thanks to the internet and social media. However, there’s a potential psychological explanation for why we do this, and it’s particularly relevant to young adults.

Your Desire to Be Normal Is Holding You Back

Not many people are exceptional. The majority of people are normal. That’s what being normal means; to be the same as a majority. And it’s generally considered a good thing. Ever since you were born, you’ve been evaluated against socially-accepted parameters. Before you even left the hospital, your weight, the length of your feet, your …

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