In this day and age where friends, family, and favorite celebs are constantly updating all social mediums about their lives, it is hard for some not to compare themselves to others.

fb-depressed1The article, Want To Be Happier? Stop Comparing Yourself to What You See On Social Media from Fast Company takes a look at social comparison and gives suggestions to how we can improve our morale and life.

It’s important not to compare your work-in-progress to others who are farther along in their journey, warns Amita Patel, founder of Aligned Holistics, a New York-based coaching services company. “Realize that the comparison [you’re making] is not about the person, but a tool to tell you what you want in life,” she says. “You need to set goals and use others to inspire you.”

Read Fast Company’s article, Want To Be Happier? Stop Comparing Yourself to What You See On Social Media.

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