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Shame, Criticism, Confusion, And A Distaste For ‘Work’
What do the following have in common?
- And a distaste for ‘work’,
Maybe nothing, but below I have 5 tidbits of higher consciousness from others on these 5 topics to share with you.
If you find a connection, I’d love to hear it.
So, let’s get right to it!
On Shame and Comparing Yourselves To Others
Heather Havrilesky | Ask Polly
Shame subtracts the romance from the day by telling you that you’ve fumbled your way into a state of permanent insignificance.
But no one else owns this day more than you do.
People who appear successful are often failing to connect in ways you can’t see, and people who appear to be failing are often living lives that are more rewarding and enjoyable than you can understand from a distance.
Comparing yourself to another person based on the few details and facts you can gather about their life is as absurd as trying to measure your joy against the joy of a bird singing in a tree.
As the artist at the center of your creation, you’re the one who decides what matters the most. But you have to value your role and trust your choices in order to take satisfaction from what you create.
On Criticizing Others Work
Criticizing is fast and easy. Creating is slow and difficult.
The two hours you spent on a book or movie usually took two years to produce.
Anyone can tear down someone else’s work. The true test of insight is whether you can help them improve it or build something of your own.