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Description - Comparisonitis: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Be Genuinely Happy by Melissa Ambrosini

An upbeat, inspirational guide to finding happiness in an often toxic social media world, from bestselling author Melissa Ambrosini.

Comparisonitis / com*par*isoni*tis/ (noun)

The compulsion to compare one's accomplishments to another's to determine relative importance.

Multiple bestselling author Melissa Ambrosini (Mastering Your Mean Girl, Open Wide, PurposeFULL) and host of the #1 podcast The Melissa Ambrosini Show puts the condition of Comparisonitis under the microscope, unpacking the symptoms, and offering practical tips you can start using immediately to break the cycle of comparison, free up mental bandwidth, and live life on your own terms.

When you cure Comparisonitis, you will:

Be free to live your life for you (no one else)

Feel peace from within

Experience genuine happiness

Truly appreciate your body and life

Free up SO much mental bandwidth for things you LOVE

Quit beating yourself up

Have more energy to go after the things that truly matter to you

Experience a radical shift towards authenticity

Be a better friend, partner, parent, family member, colleague, human

Free yourself from expectations

Unleash the courage to go after your dreams

Unstifle your creativity

Feel more liberated than you've ever felt in your life

And much more...

It creeps up on you without warning-perhaps while chatting with a friend, scrolling through social media, or even just while walking down the street.

All it takes is the hint of someone doing or having something you perceive as 'better' than you, and it hits. A feeling takes over-intense, blinding, gutting. Your brain starts spinning with toxic thoughts about yourself (or others), and you're left feeling ashamed, guilty, and even worthless.

It's called comparisonitis. And if you've suffered from it, you're NOT alone.

Comparisonitis is a contagious, socially transmitted condition that occurs when you compare yourself to others so frequently and fiercely that you're left paralyzed, with your confidence in tatters and your self-worth plummeting. It may sound trivial, but this affliction can have serious adverse effects on our mental health, leading to depression, anxiety, overthinking, and regret. To make matters worse, our comparison culture is only expanding. Thanks to social media, we have more opportunities to compare ourselves than ever before, and even kids are falling into the trap.

Described as a 'self-help guru' by Elle magazine, Melissa has experienced the effects of comparisonitis first hand, having worked extensively in industries like acting, modeling and dancing where comparison culture is not only rampant but openly encouraged. Melissa knows all too well how comparisonitis is infecting our minds and hurting our hearts, and in this book, she'll help you heal from this disease, liberate your headspace, and raise your self-worth so radically that you'll never let comparison rob you of your joy and happiness again.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781460759691
Format: Paperback / softback
(212mm x 155mm x 25mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Apr-2021
Country of Publication: Australia

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