Don’t Compare Your Journey To Anyone Else’s

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You find that you spend a lot of your life comparing yourself to others. You compare their experience to yours, and then you question what you’re doing and how can you outshine them. But the truth is, everyone has a different journey, and the worst thing you can do is compare yours to anybody else. Yours is unique.

You meet people your whole life who know precisely what they want and how to get it, and that is great for them. But if you’re like me, then you’re a slow starter and spend a lot of the time procrastinating, and that’s absolutely okay.

Somebody’s best advice or method of success could apply to them but not necessarily comply with you — please remember that.

We have to learn from our own mistakes, not through someone else’s. We have to think with our own minds and not let anybody else influence our decisions. They do not know the answers to your life any better than you do. Be the one in control.

At the end of the day, you are who you spend your time with. If you know what you want, then you should go out and get that. Don’t let anybody stop you no matter what they think or what they might tell you.

If you find yourself failing, then get back up on the saddle and try again. Don’t let one little mistake or failure put you off because there is not one person in the world that has all the answers. Remember that.

Some people enjoy the journey more than the destination while some enjoy the target and don’t feel accomplished until they reach that. That took me a very long time to learn, but either way is fine because neither one is right or wrong.

Don’t overcomplicate things for yourself. Just take a step back and think to yourself: what do you actually want? TC mark

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