Choose those who accept you. Not the ones who change you and then accept you.
Comparison is a way to feel the pressure to accomplish more, because it steals your joy. And as we all know how much any living thing especially us humans, love to strive towards balance and happiness.
Gratitude is about maintaining humility in the face of pride, rather than offering up one's fruits of labor to a higher power.
The minute you start counting your number of followers,visitors,buyers,views or likes - you start judging your content based on a number rather than the quality and delight it brings you.