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Setting goals is exciting, and there’s nothing more gratifying than achieving them. For some, the beginning is easy, until they lose steam and just stop. Others try to put things off for the right timing, the right inspiration before starting out (But it probably won't come. There will never be perfect timing for anything).
Life after having kids is a radical change. You’re no longer the same person who tends to your needs first. The first action you take when you wake up might be to comfort your crying infant or cook breakfast for your preschooler. Your ‘free time’ is now spent running errands, fulfilling your parental duties instead of resting after work. You just might be barely having time for yourself.
Comparing yourself to others is normal. It’s a trait inherent to us humans, regardless of age. Everyone compares themselves to others at some point in their lives. It can start as early as childhood, when you might have envied your classmate for being a ‘cooler’ kid than you were. This continues well into adulthood. Our comparisons don’t even change much. We have cooler colleagues who get promoted before us or just seem to be doing better at life even if they’re in the same position. However, it's counter-productive to compare yourself to others, and in this article we share why.