How many times have you walked into a party, an office, or even a grocery store and compared your body to everyone else in the room? Comparing is one of the many ways that women go to war against one another (and ourselves) when what we should be doing is supporting the people we most need at our side.
We're all vulnerable to the trap of comparing ourselves to others. When we are insecure, or plagued with self-doubt, we look for the easiest accessible affirmation that we are, in fact, OK—that we are enough. But the comparison game turns into a vicious cycle that becomes exponentially destructive the more and longer we do it. Want to take back control? Here are four things you can do: