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How You Can Stop the Struggle with Comparison – 002

We ladies can’t seem to stop the struggle.  The one where we compare ourselves to every.other.woman.around us. We’ve been doing it for a very long time. But, there’s hope! In this episode, Darlene and Julie discuss three ways we compare ourselves, and real ways to stop.

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Research and studies we mentioned:

The Dove Global Beauty and Confidence Report
Darlene shared about Anxiety UK’s  study about social media behavior.

The same study is discussed by Huff Post here!
Body confidence and all body types are shared and appreciated by the Brand Aerie, we think you’ll be encouraged if you follow them on Instagram

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Quote of the episode:

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what other people think of you if realized how seldom they do” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.

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