What to do if you think their grass is greener

February 5, 2018

comparisonComparison has become a byproduct of social media. Others’ lives look so much better than ours, sometimes, don’t they?  But don’t fall into that trap.

Focus on your own life. It’s the only one that matters.

If you’d like to work on your own grass in a bigger way, contact me about this.

7 comments on “What to do if you think their grass is greener
  1. A.J. Sefton says:

    I like the saying – ‘the grass is greener where you water it’. Yes, everyone puts up the best pictures, best light, new car, sunny days, happy children. Would be even more depressing otherwise haha!

  2. Beth Havey says:

    I needed this today. Sometimes when I’m working on my novel, I feel like I’m down the rabbit hole–that no one but me with ever read this and say well done or powerful or you made me cry. Yet, no matter the end result, I will continue to work on my own grass–and when I’m not writing, to read others work, see how their grass is coming along.

  3. Rena says:

    Boy, am I guilty of this. When I see those beautiful travel photos online and I’m stuck at home and can’t get away I get jealous and sometimes sad. I love my momma, you know that but I wish my life were my own and I could do what I want when I want. I think I’ve earned it by now lol.

  4. Cyn says:

    So very true.Thank you for the gentle reminder to focus on ourselves.♡

  5. Laurie Stone says:

    In this age of social media, comparing lives is all too easy. Its important to focus on “our own grass” so to speak. Good advice.

  6. I love that. I’m too busy working on my grass to worry about your grass. In yoga, we try to teach everyone to stay on their mat. Meaning, don’t look at someone else and compare your pose to theirs. You might be trying to compare your 4-day post to their 500-day pose. You don’t know their journey, you can only know your journey.

  7. Chris says:

    You are right it is so easy to see in others lives what we wish was in ours. Maybe it’s human nature to yearn for something better, or at least what we perceive is better from the outside looking in.

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