Envy is a human habit — and to keep it in check can be a battle against your natural tendencies.
In this video, Jeff Rose explains it can be too easy to take notice of what brands people wear, what car they drive and where they vacation and feel envy.
Eventually, you can get caught up in these details of other people’s lives so much that you become wrapped up with “keeping up with the Joneses.”
It can get very dangerous when you start comparing yourself to others.
You start making bad decisions.
You don’t know where these other people are in their wealth building journey.
You don’t know what they are trying to achieve.
You don’t know other people’s full stories.
Chances are that your story and your goals are different.
Let your own success, your own results define who you are.
Click play to hear more about the comparison trap.
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