Gratefulness Friday Giveaway: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

December 2nd, 2011

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Hello and happy Gratefulness Friday Giveaway, vintage lovers!!

I can hardly believe that Thanksgiving has passed and we are full speed ahead into the holiday season! It’s December 2nd as I write these words, but in all honestly I still feel like I’m living the month of July!

But I suppose the old adage is true, right? Time flies when you’re having fun — and spreading vintage love!!

And let me tell you: There’s been a LOT of fun lately! From the latest video where I style Audrey of Sugar n’ Thunder in vintage to fun commentary on this ’60s Dr. Pepper ad on Facebook to the enlightening history of sequins, slips, Little Black Dresses and high-waisted pants …. there’s a ton of new vintage-how on the site RIGHT NOW, and I’m so glad you’re all checking in to learn & love vintage to inspire love of yourself and your personal style!

That’s what today’s Gratefulness Friday story is all about: Loving yourself, and doing so by not comparing yourself to others.

I have a feeling we can all relate to my story today — it’s human nature to adopt that competitive edge and judge ourselves against others. But what I’ve learned is that the act of comparison does nothing but make us feel bad and in a lot of ways, is actually counter-productive to accomplishing what we desire to do.

Today’s giveaway is thanks to Indie Style Society, an AMAZING Etsy store with showroom space in the heart of Brooklyn, New York City. Its founder Meghann also blogs on the Thrifty Fashionista and loves to Facebook, too.

Keep reading after the jump to learn how to enter today’s giveaway for a chance to win the prize pack from Indie Style Society pictured above, PLUS to read some inspiration on why you shouldn’t compare yourself to others today — and how to stop yourself COLD in a competitive moment!

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