Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: comparison

Escaping the Trap of “Not Good Enough”

I’m an expert in the area of “not good enough.”   When I was a young mom with three kids under the age of four, I felt I needed to prove myself as capable. I nearly put myself in an early grave by trying to keep an immaculate house, cook and bake from scratch, entertain… [ read more ]

How Can We Avoid the Comparison Trap?

  Do you wrestle with comparing yourself to other people? I do. I face the battle on several fronts:   As an author, I occasionally check my book ratings on Amazon. If they’re higher than other titles on similar themes, then I’m tempted to feel pretty good about myself. If they’re significantly lower, I’m tempted… [ read more ]