Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

I am falling behind, I haven’t done enough, I need to move faster! I can’t find time to take care of me!

Have you said any of these things to yourself in the past few weeks? I am not yet on top of my health, and this feels like a new mantra to me.  It is time to change my tune, and beef up my self care.  I need to tell the inner critic to take a hike!

I am working on my new class, and feeling the pressure as we move into the fifth week of homework, while I am still finishing up week three.  I am grateful for the step by step system that keeps me moving, and yet, I still feel like I should be moving faster.  It isn’t like I am being graded, or the coursework will expire and I won’t be able to access it.  None of that is true.  Oh, but I still put that pressure on myself!

When I found this video of myself from 2012, I realized I have been in comparison mode for so long, and I still don’t have the ability to stay out of it.  This was a talk I did about the book I wrote called Moving Mountains. Seems I am still in healing mode, learning to be nicer to myself!

Can anyone else relate?

It is an old video and the sound isn’t great.  Let me know if you find any part of yourself in my experience.

What is normal?

I would love to hear what you think!