Stop Comparing Yourself to the World’s Best

How the internet creates standards that are impossible to live up to.

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Learning Online is a Double-Edged Sword

The internet has given us an unprecedented level of access to the experts of the world.

We Don’t Have To Be Great at Everything We Do.

With 7.7 billion people in the world, the chances that any of us will ever be truly best in the world at something are almost non-existent. For most of our hobbies, we’ll never even crack the top 10%.

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