Not Comparing Yourself to Others
When facing difficult experiences, it is natural to draw comparisons to peers and doubt your own abilities. MIT students reflect on insights gained about who they are and what they are capable of when they learned to stop comparing themselves to others.
Delia: Not Comparing Yourself to Others
Delia shares how she is working to overcome a habit of comparing her own weaknesses to others’ strengths.
Melissa: Not Comparing Yourself to Others
Melissa discusses how she is focusing on her own values rather than the priorities of her peers.
Kanika: Not Comparing Yourself to Others
Kanika shares how she dealt with negative thoughts that resulted from comparing herself to others.
Katie: Not Comparing Yourself to Others
Katie talks about how she stopped comparing herself to others and accepted that she needed to spend more time studying for her class than others.