COMPETITION: Do not measure yourself against others
UGANDA: Stop measuring yourself against others
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June 25, 2019
You might be setting your standards wrongly.
I pick up Becky from school Grade 6 (P6), she is very proud of her report card.
“Mummy, I came number one above all my classmates”.
I am navigating the traffic while looking in the mirror.
“So, you base your accomplishments on others? What if they are dumb? You wanna go through your life judging yourself based on others? You should strive to do better than you did yesterday”.
Rebecca killed me with her look.
Next semester “I do not know how my friends did but I upped my grades because I must keep challenging myself to do better than yesterday.
Becky was right. Most of us do not seek to do better than what we did yesterday. And many times because you are on top of your class, you remain in that position and do not work harder.
It is a catastrophe to compare yourself to others. Push youself to get better every other day, week, month or year.
The world has enough for all of us. There is no need to compete with each other or lest we do not try harder.
—— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: June 28, 2019 at 06:44AM