Whether it’s physical appearance, parenting skills, possessions, talents, homes, weight, success, money, creativity, marital status, our children’s behavior…it seems that we women view other women’s success as a threat to our own worth. In order to manage our own fears and insecurities, we try to prove that we are “good enough” by one-upping someone else. While this may lead to temporary feelings of validation, it never leads to long-term feelings of self-worth. Why do women compete with one another? Here are a few common reasons that competitive feeling can settle in:
Hearing glowing stories of near perfect mothers last Sunday can bring up your feelings of inadequacies as a wife and mother. I sat down with Todd & Erin on B98.7 Monday morning with tips on how to stop comparing ourselves to others and accept and acknowledge our own unique strengths as women.
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Do you struggle with guilt about all of the things you didn’t accomplish. Where does your sense of worth come from? Why does Utah have such a high depression rate?
Listen to tips to help you acknowledge your own unique strengths and accomplishments, let do of guilt, and stop comparing our weaknesses to others’ strengths. on B98.7 Todd & Erin morning show.
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