July 8, 2024

Episode 78: Author Confidence:

Crush the Comparison Trap with These Proven Strategies

Effective Techniques to Overcome Comparisonitis

Episode 78: Crush the Comparison Trap: Boost Your Author Confidence

by Carma Spence | The Author Switch Podcast


Join bestselling author Carma Spence on The Author Switch Podcast as she dives into the dangerous habit of ‘Comparisonitis’ and how it affects authors. Learn why comparing yourself to others can lead to self-doubt, stifled creativity, and increased stress, and discover practical tips to overcome it.

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Recap & Takeaways

  • 00:00 Introduction to Comparisonitis
  • 00:53 Welcome to The Author Switch Podcast
  • 01:33 Understanding the Comparison Trap
  • 02:07 Triggers of Comparisonitis for Authors
  • 04:03 Effects of the Comparison Trap
  • 08:38 Overcoming Comparisonitis with Positive Affirmations
  • 18:30 Setting Realistic Goals and More Tips
  • 21:04 Mindfulness, Meditation, and Social Media
  • 30:02 Final Tips and Conclusion
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Summary of Episode 78: Author Confidence: Crush the Comparison Trap with These Proven Strategies

In this episode of The Author Switch Podcast, Carma Spence dives into the debilitating effects of comparisonitis on authors and provides actionable strategies to crush the comparison trap. Learn how to boost your author confidence through positive affirmations, set realistic goals, and practice mindfulness. Carma also shares practical tips on using social media mindfully and how to embrace your unique voice.

Discover how to build unshakable confidence and elevate your author journey by focusing on personal progress and self-compassion. Don’t let comparisonitis rob you of your unique brilliance—tune in to learn how to silence your inner critic and thrive as an author.

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