How to stop comparing and enjoy your own success

Comparing ourselves to other people is only natural, but it can get in the way of us creating our best work and destroy our artistic output. Here’s advice on how to keep it in check.
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Don’t lose your unique creativity by comparing yourself to other people. Image: www.facebook.com/berlinartparasites

When you are at the opening night of an exhibition, a book launch, or even just scrolling through Twitter and spot some distant acquaintance has won an award, you are likely to witness a flood of congratulatory messages. But what you are not hearing is the sound of somebody’s soul shattering as they fall into a pit of destructive self-comparison.

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