The reason why we struggle with insecurity is…

The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.
-Steven Furtick

When you may think that others are better than you are in certain ways, remember that you may be seeing the image they portray to others. Everyone has their own fears and weaknesses — so stop comparing yourself to others. Such a comparison may not be useful if you evaluate yourself based on self-perception and judge the other person based on superficiality.

Because one believes in oneself one doesn’t try…

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others.
Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval.
Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.

―Lao Tzu