Mindfully Competitive


Is that even a thing? Well it is now. Competition can be healthy, and it’s necessary in today’s world, but sometimes it gets associated with adjectives like bad, negative, harmful and aggressive. I think we all know what competition is, it’s the activity or condition of competing.  And an example of mindful is: a truly considerate person, always mindful of the needs of others.

I’d like to reflect on this idea about being mindfully competitive. A few questions to ask oneself as we compete; are we living our own values and morals, are we genuinely happy for others or do we feel jealousy and bad about ourselves? It takes maturity and mindfulness to be all three: competitive, successful AND a good person. What good is competition and success if you’re hurting others to get what you want, or are constantly comparing yourself to others, or wishing things were different?…

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