Comparisonitus

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Description
By Mayo Clinic Staff

Comparisonitus, also called “why’s he got what I haven’t got” syndrome, causes bitterness, resentment, lack of focus, stagnant progress and decreasing goal completion symptoms. Unlike being lazy, comparisonitus, is a lack of movement caused by an allergic response to someone else’s success

Comparisonitus can make you miserable and affect your performance at work or school and interfere with ambition and drive. But you don’t have to put up with annoying symptoms. Learning how to avoid triggers and finding the right treatment can make a big difference.

SYMPTOMS
Comparisonitus signs and symptoms usually start immediately after you are exposed to a specific kind of success you crave and can include:

– Envy

– Low self-esteem

– Depression

– Financial pressure

– Loss of motivation

– Decrease in meeting goals

CAUSES
During a process called sensitization your nervous system mistakenly identifies someone successful or happy as something harmful…

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