COMPARISONS

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The Comparison We Should Be Making (and All Those We Should Ignore)

by Daedan Olander | August 24, 2019 | Makes You Think

Basketball is one of my favorite things. I love playing, watching, and even talking about the sport that, t...

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How the Savior Uses Comparisons to Make Us Better

by Emily Abel | August 3, 2019 | Makes You Think

The first time I stood before a judge was in my elementary school’s science fair. I spent hours cutting out...

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A Switch in the Way We Think That Can Help Us Get Rid of Harmful Comparisons and Perfection Anxiety

by Kiersten Lortz excerpted from "Possibilities: Partnering with God to Become Your Best Self" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

A woman’s art of comparison is unlike any other in this world and certainly far from that of the world to c...

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I’m Not a Typical Latter-day Saint and Why That’s Okay

by Lindsey Miller | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I think of a “typical” Latter-day Saint, I think of a pregnant mom pulling out of her driveway in her ...

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Latter-day Saint Psychologist: When Comparing Yourself to Others Can Actually Be a Good Thing

by Dr. David T. Morgan | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I have a distinct memory of sitting in a junior high school math class, tearing a piece of paper from my bi...

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"God Needs the Best Version of You": What Running a Marathon Taught Me About Comparison

by Zack Oates | Makes You Think Mormon Life

My wife and I recently ran a half marathon.  I use the word “run” quite  liberally.  The ide...

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Elder Cook Shares One Dangerous Misconception About Perfection Mormons Need to Stop, Now

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Comparing ourselves to others is easy. It's easy to augment our own faults when we idealize the strengths o...

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Elder Stevenson Tells LDS Women to Avoid “Debilitating Comparisons” on Social Media

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“May each of you have the courage to blog, pin, like, share, post, friend, tweet, snap, and swipe up in a w...

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The Most Dangerous & Common Thing We Do at the Start of a New Year (& How to Avoid It)

by Aggieland Mormons | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Once a new year starts, one inevitable thing happens. People start obsessing about goals and resolutions. B...

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5 Ways to Help You Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

by Mormon Channel | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"When it comes to hating, gossiping, ignoring, ridiculing, holding grudges, or wanting to cause harm, pleas...