There are questions worth asking in life. Did I put deodorant on? Did I forget to pay my credit card bill? Should I eat the re-fried beans considering I’m on a date? These are helpful questions.
It’s easy to fall into the routine of looking at others for approval in an effort to determine our own levels of success. Here are a few tips for avoiding the comparison trap and maintaining a healthy perspective.
“I’ve already had 900 jealous thoughts today. What’s wrong with me?!” I sent my best friend this text the other day. There’s a good chance I was just hungry, but considering my constant state of envy, I don’t think that’s the case. “Nothing. You’re normal.” She was quick to respond, and I know she’s right. […]
We all have those friends. You know the ones I mean. The friends who get everything they want in life. Or — even worse — everything you want in life, without even really trying that hard. One minute you’re side-by-side at the starting line. Suddenly they have sprinted ahead of you and are now living […]
Sometimes, I feel like God has favourites. And I’m definitely not one of them. From the outside, my life seems picture-perfect; yes, there may be some microscopic flaws here and there, but on the whole, it looks like I have it all together. But the reality is, I spend countless nights huddled up in a […]
Sometimes, I regret the day I signed up for a Facebook account. Initially I thought it would be a fun way to connect with friends throughout my university years, and that it would follow suit behind MySpace, which quickly dissipated after graduation. But Facebook has turned into something that infiltrates nearly every facet of my […]