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Comparison Is the Thief of Joy

Run to the beat of your own drum

We all do it, in every area of our lives, and we must stop. We need to identify our detrimental comparisons, then throw them away or spin them around into positive thoughts, which actually serve us.

Last month, Steph Davis won the British Olympic Marathon trials. She ran a time of 2:27:16, averaging roughly 17:30 minutes for each…



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Ali Hall

🏆 Top Writer. Kindness = my superpower. ✍Psychology, friendship, social justice, feminism & personal growth. Lover of trail running & dogs.💦 Spread the Ripple