Focus on your growth. Don't let others snatch away your pride.
We try so hard to avoid them, and that's why we don't grow, we don't evolve.
There's no easy way. This is it.
Just as a half painted picture doesn't define the beauty of the whole picture, your half lived life will not determine the contribution of your whole life. Don't let a bad day, week, month, or year taint your 100+ year long plan of magnificence. You have a long road ahead of you, and I am …
You are free to compare yourself to others, as long as you use the information gathered to learn and improve. But if you use that information to just pass a judgement, to look down on people or/and to beat yourself for not being successful, then you'll never find achievement. Observation is a tool of learning. …
You are not weak. You are in training to become strong. The only way you train is by accepting the challenges life throws at you, not by running away from them.
The only way to grow is to understand and accept change is common. If you refuse that then you'll only be taking away your learning opportunities.
Your flaws are like traps in your journey of life. If you tackle them head on you'll get stuck, at times wounded. But if you plan carefully their discovery and destruction, you'll be able to fill the gaps those traps leave behind with your determination.