How to avoid the pangs of jealousy + comparison(itis)

Ever felt that ‘pang’ of jealousy?!

Of course you have, we all have.. right?! It’s a horrible feeling. It makes us feel small & not enough.

Well, I felt it last week.

I was so annoyed with myself, as this type of feeling is not my reality any more. In fact, when it stabbed me in the stomach I consciously thought – wowza, I haven’t felt that feeling for a LONG time.

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Kickin’ the comparisonitis habit

I love myself exactly as I am.

Last week I was talking to a girlfriend about an important decision she’d made recently. I was so proud of her for following her gut instinct. She had made a choice a few months go, tried it out, and over the following months something just didn’t feel right (hello: instinct) and so she changed her mind.

Awesome Girl, I say!

It sounds so simple doesn’t it.. Changing our minds. But often we are so consumed with outside influences – what’s supposedly right and wrong, what we believe people will think of our choice and what our choice says about us and the person we wish to be seen as – that it can be really confronting to challenge that noise and just follow our gut. Continue reading