“Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.” – Dale Carnegie
When I’m starting to feel overwhelmed, and, yes, a little bit jealous because my life doesn’t look as great or as successful as one of my peers, I stop and remember this is exactly where I’m supposed to be. If I’m not satisfied where I am, I have the power to change it. But to be envious of the succes of others gets me no where. Keeping up with the Joneses is a losing strategy. Let’s keep us with ourselves. When we are content with our own actions, lives, and abilities we will appreciate ourselves so much more and happiness will flourish.