We are never satisfied with what we have, constantly seeking something more.
We can never appreciate what is around us, constantly hoping to have what we do not.
This view of always focusing on exclusion, rather than inclusion, is the source of unhappiness and lifeless feeling that many experience. When we look at our own life, we will only judge it based on standards and expectations of being like others. We will always see ourselves less inferior to those that have better qualities and aspects.
But why do we compare?