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Comparing Lives? Don’t. (1 min read)

Written By Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Zoha Imran

Founder & Owner of: I’m No Different

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor and Psychology Writer

We’ve heard it so many times that life isn’t a bed of roses. There are ups and downs and the successful ones are those who are strong enough to deal with the challenges and smile through the pain. Do you often find yourself looking at someone’s Instagram post thinking, oh my God, look at her, what a life man! She’s got everything and look at me and everything I have to deal with. It’s pretty normal to feel that way especially when you’re going through a phase of depression, anxiety or both. But stop yourself right there. Don’t compare lives because that girl who’s smiling in her Instagram posts is probably fighting a silent battle that no body knows about. The only thing you need to learn from the social media whilst you’re fighting a battle is to try and gather all the positivity and try to fill all those cracks in your life with it. I mean, instead of thinking how much better someone else’s life is from yours, maybe you could think, wow, look at her, she’s dealing with life’s challenges with so much positivity that you wouldn’t even know if there’s something wrong with her. Be that girl. Wake up with a smile on your face, with a positive mind and a clean heart, with the motivation to fight. Forget about how you cried yourself to sleep last night. It’s a new day and a new beginning, seize it!

We often make this mistake and it’s completely normal to be that way but we often don’t realize that when were so involved in someone’s Instagram or Facebook posts, we are comparing our lives to theirs. We’re unintentionally feeding our minds with the thought that someone has a better life than our own. This usually happens when you yourself are going through a hard time, you log in to probably distract yourself but then all of a sudden this post comes up and hey, your friend is on holiday and she or he  is having a great time and you’re just sat there like, oh great. Why me? The thing is, this could probably make your hard time worse because the last thing you want is to start feeling like you haven’t been blessed at all. This is where you have to stop your thoughts, fight for your mind to think positively and let it change your situation. Make yourself strong enough to realize that it’s okay for someone else to enjoy their life when you’re going through a hard time because that hard time will end soon, and you’ve also had your good days! If it doesn’t help, log out! Logging out doesn’t mean you’ve fallen weak, it just means you need time by yourself, to fix yourself, to deal with issues and you don’t need to see what other people are doing in their life right now!

Here are some simple steps to take when you feel that you’re comparing your life to your Instagram or Facebook friends:

  • Gather all the good memories in your mind. Think about all those times in your life when you were blessed. (and trust me, you still are)
  • Look at the bright side! You might not believe it when it’s happening but every hardship has a blessing that isn’t quite evident till the hardship is over.
  • Log out. It’s not a bad thing. I think it’s the best way to get away from an anxious feeling.
  • Find something else to do, like walking outside, reading a book or just simply watching a movie

Come on, you can do it! You have it in you and you can control your mind. Turn everything into positivity, every approach into a positive approach and watch your situation change, watch the world become beautiful around you. The moment every negative thought is fought and defeated, every hardship starts to feel like a blessing.

Article Credits: Zoha Imran

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor

5 Ways to Start Off Your Day on the Right Foot (2 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Mookie Galavotti

Founder & Owner of: Mook’s Market

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Books, Business, Education, Entrepreneur and Successful Living Writer

As we all know, everyday is different for the most of us. We all have different things going on in our worlds. But yet even with that being true, it doesn’t mean we can’t all still follow some very basic guidelines towards getting our day started off on the right note now does it? Sure doesn’t! Here are five steps we can all share to start off our day. Continue reading 5 Ways to Start Off Your Day on the Right Foot (2 min read)

10 Things Your Teenager Wants to Tell You (2 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Rowenna Hoskin

Founder & Owner of: Rowperspective

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Books, Fashion & Style and Successful Living Writer

Teenagers are notoriously hard to live with, but have you ever considered that it is parents that are the hard ones to live with? Here are ten things that all kids, whether they’re at primary school or sixth form, want to tell their parents. Continue reading 10 Things Your Teenager Wants to Tell You (2 min read)

3 Things Your Boss Needs to Know About Millennials (1 min read)

Written By Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Brittany Fex

Founder & Owner of: Be a Boss, Girl!

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Business and Successful Living Writer

A millennial is defined as an individual who reaches young adulthood in the 2000’s. They are known as the generation that was born into the era of technology. They are a new addition to the world of work, and they seem to work a little bit differently than the generations before them. Here are a few myths about this new, tech-savvy generation that has entered the workforce that need to be debunked.

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How to Get Through Teenage (1 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Mehar Malhotra

Founder & Owner of: Radiant Thoughts

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Family & Life Writer

This post is about teenagers and their baffling journey.

Why is it that with every good thing comes its price?
Why is it that every coin has two sides?
The most confusing age i.e between childhood and adulthood,
The cursed time called teenage.

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6 Reasons Why Writing is the Best Therapy (2 min read)

Written By Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Annmarie McQueen

Founder & Owner of: Annmarie McQueen

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Travel & Writing Writer

1. It lets you get the feelings out without having to get anyone else involved. Let’s face it; getting emotional in front of people is always an embarrassing process, no matter how close you are to the person. And then there’s the post-cry awkwardness you have to deal with later. At least you can be 100% certain that your notebook isn’t going to judge you.

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Searching for Happiness? Know Your Heart.

“Devote yourself to what gives you meaning.”- Morrie Swartz

I have a question for you today. Do you love what you do now?

If your answer is Yes, that is great! I am happy for you!

But if your answer is NO, then why do you do it? For whatever reasons you may have, I want you to consider deeply if it is worth sacrificing your chance to live a happier life.

I believe that God has bestowed upon each one of us talents and abilities. It is our duty to unlock, develop and utilize them. If we love something and we have the talent and the ability to do it, then we owe it to ourselves to pursue it. If we are scared to move out of our comfort zones, then we are compromising our chance to truly live a joyful life.

We only have one life. I think that the best way to live it is by doing the things that give us fulfillment, purpose, and satisfaction.

I like how Barbara Sheer put it: “Happy people have two things in common. They know exactly what they want and they feel they’re moving toward getting it. That’s what makes life feel good: when it has direction, when you are heading straight for what you love.”

In decision-making, it is not always wise to think logically. Sometimes, in order to live a happier life, we must learn to listen to what our hearts say. Remember: Where your heart is, that’s where your treasure would be!  If you don’t trust me, I’m sure the internet could provide you a list of inspiring people who followed their passions and found amazing success!:)

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How to Travel Through Europe with Just a Carry On (1 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Laurel Eddie

Founder & Owner of: Historic Traveler

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Successful Living and Travel Writer

My small Jansport backpack and Adidas duffle bag have seen a lot. They’ve been all over Europe and to Asia, and even to other parts of the United States just for the weekend. That’s because there’s nothing I hate more than checking a bag when I travel – the faster I can leave the airport and start exploring, the happier I am.

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Handbag Essentials – Do You Have Them All? (1 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Katie Dodshon

Founder & Owner of: Girls Geek

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Beauty and Lifestyle Writer

Since the summer season is coming to an end, we need to think carefully about what we need to take out with us.

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Why Do We Compare Ourselves to Other People’s Success? (1 min read)

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Danielle Ransom

Founder & Owner of: Young Aficionada

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Beauty, Fashion, Food & Drink and Lifestyle Writer


It’s official. In about fourteen days, I (as will other college students all over America) will be starting the first day of my last year in college.

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