Comparisonitis by Melissa Ambrosini
Call Number: Popular Reading BIB
Publication Date: 2021-05-11
2022 NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS WINNER -- SELF-HELP: GENERAL * BEST INDIE BOOK AWARD WINNER -- SELF-HELP Multiple bestselling author Melissa Ambrosini puts the condition of Comparisonitis under the microscope, unpacking the symptoms, and offering practical tips you can start using immediately to break the cycle of comparison, free up mental bandwidth, and live life on your own terms. Feel peace from within ;Experience genuine happiness ;Truly appreciate your body and life;Free up SO much mental bandwidth for things you LOVE; Quit beating yourself up;Have more energy to go after the things that truly matter to you All it takes is the hint of someone doing or having something you perceive as "better" than you, and it hits. A feeling takes over--intense, blinding, gutting. Your brain starts spinning with toxic thoughts about yourself (or others), and you're left feeling ashamed, guilty, and even worthless. It's called comparisonitis. And if you've suffered from it, you're NOT alone. This affliction can have serious adverse effects on our mental health, leading to depression, anxiety, overthinking, and regret. To make matters worse, our comparison culture is only expanding. Thanks to social media, we have more opportunities to compare ourselves than ever before, and even kids are falling into the trap. Melissa knows all too well how comparisonitis is infecting our minds and hurting our hearts, and in this book, she'll help you heal from this disease, liberate your headspace, and raise your self-worth so radically that you'll never let comparison rob you of your joy and happiness again.