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Everybody Goes Through Life At Their Own Pace, So Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

It's easy to feel pressured and to be worried about where you are or aren't at a certain age in your life.

Everybody Goes Through Life At Their Own Pace, So Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

We often place this pressure on ourselves to do something, like reach our goals or change our habits by a certain time. Some people work really hard at something and when they don't achieve what they want to achieve, they'll give up and become disappointed in themselves.

They'll question if this is what they want to be doing with their life, or what they could've done better, and often causes a lot of stress and anxiety.

But what's important to remember is that everyone lives their lives at their own pace. There is no right or wrong time to do something or be something. You can be 18 and have already started your own business, or you can be 60 and just finally finishing up college.

There is no set path for any one person. We all go through our lives on our own. It's okay if you've never kissed anyone, or have no idea what you want to do at 25. You have to trust yourself, that you're on the right path, your own path, and that you aren't going too fast or too slow.

This year, I've had to really figure out what it is that I want to do with my life and how I'm going to get there. I've compared myself to others, and when I hear about all the exciting and rewarding accomplishments that they have done, I feel pressured to overwork myself, to a point where I exhaust and burn out and I become disheartened.

People need to stop comparing others' accomplishments and feats to their own. Don't let the successes of others set you up to make failures, instead, just worry about yourself. Work on yourself. Go at your own pace.

If you're doing what you need to be doing, then continue to do so. Take advantage of what you have, and where you are in life now. Don't overload yourself with what you don't have yet, and be patient.

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