We live in a society where it’s common to compare ourselves to others. In doing this, we tend to envy qualities that others possess, not always realizing that we are capable of doing great things ourselves.
The main ingredient for success in life, is to believe in ourselves and do the things that we are destined to do.
I may not have the same skills that my friend does, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t possess my own set of talents.
By realizing the areas in which I excel, I can put my natural abilities to work and really be the best version of myself that I can be.
This goes along with the saying that you can’t really compare apples to oranges.
You also cannot judge a person’s ability by lacking certain talents, because chances are they have other talents that others do not have.
This reminds me of a quote that says something like this: “If you judge a turtle by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
On that note it is important to note that we all have special talents and abilities, we are all special.
I consider myself to be creative in general, not necessarily an artistic kind of creative but overall. For example, I find creative ideas for solving particular problems or challenges, and that is an area in which I feel I do my best work.
I’ve always had a great appreciation for other kinds of creativity such as traditional paintings when I was a teenager, but I never really considered myself to have a natural ability to paint like others may be able to do.