Comparing Is Despairing

“Note to self…

STOP looking at what everyone else is doing.

I’ve not been working due to the pandemic and have found myself sucked into the shit storm of social media.

Some people look like they are on holiday and living the dream.

Meanwhile I’m just trying to keep my shot together and not fall off the wagon.

My anxiety has rocketed and so has my social distancing (which has gone way further than 2metres). I’ve stopped answering calls, texts, emails because I feel so rubbish.

I know I need to stop myself looking at what other people are doing. I know it’s not all real…but with just me and my myself it’s tempting.”

Julia Wright, London