Why do I feel better than everyone else?

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Last Updated: 08/28/2019 at 1:13pm
Why do I feel better than everyone else?
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June 15th, 2016 8:18am
It depends on your situation. Perhaps you feel a sense of pride in who you have become and there is nothing wrong about that. Remember to appreciate others value and balance it out that no one feels inferior.
October 14th, 2016 1:48am
Because you finally learned that you are an amazing human and that people can be rude and treat others badly but you are not like that
July 8th, 2016 7:11pm
Yes, often I feel better than everyone else, actually, most of us do, but at certain points in our life. The secret to feeling better than everyone or being the happiest person on earth is to stop where we are, then take a step back and look at the things we have achieved or have or have left and try to be stasfied with that , and then again keep going foward! After that, everyday after waking up, say 'I'm happy with whatever I have at the moment.' Now what if you simply cant feel satisfied with what you have and you feel you want more and more? Well, cant blame you, that is human nature. But the good news is, we dont have to change, we just have to learn to control our temptation. Although, a wise man once said, 'If there was an automatic ranking for happiest persons on earth, we would have a new winner for the no.1 spot every minute! And thats not a joke, it's a fact!' So, yeah, I feel satisfied with what I have been, that is why I feel better than everyone else, but if that 'person' is right, he sure is, then this feeling is not gonna last for long and it does last for long. One has to be truly satisfied and stay that way for this feeling to be permanent.
October 11th, 2016 12:56pm
I feel special. God made me special, I have been through a uncontrolable situation which really change me into a flexible person
July 6th, 2016 1:40am
Some people are just happier than others. It's not a weird thing. It's just who some people are. Some people are more creative, or maybe more energetic than others. It's just who you are.
August 25th, 2016 7:39pm
Standards my friend. Yours are higher compared to the ones of the people around you. You either work hard and feel rewarded or just don't allow yourself to feel down. Still high standards to feel great all the time. Good for you!
September 4th, 2016 12:47pm
My own thoughts and feelings. Nobody can feel the way I feel and nobody can guess what I am thinking
April 6th, 2018 7:07am
because I can accept myself and make peace with my past, I know myself well enough, and I am grateful for that.
June 25th, 2016 10:39pm
You're just really happy about life, and some people aren't. But you know, that's okay. You love life and that's amazing.
July 1st, 2016 5:36pm
Because your confident and happy about your self where others may not be. But giving them some tips may be a positive answer
July 1st, 2016 6:27pm
How do you know that you feel better than others ?
July 21st, 2016 3:58pm
You might not have as many problems in life as they have, or you can just be a really positive person. Some people are always happy, always smile, just a pile of happiness, they laugh when people say bad things to them... You may just not have a care in the world.
July 27th, 2016 8:05am
Because I have the skills that many people don't have... I am ambitious and I can do whatever I want.
July 28th, 2016 10:26pm
You probably have confidence and thats good but also never forget to be kind to everyone and most importantly be true to yourself
August 3rd, 2016 4:36pm
I believe i am a people's person. I love to be of any help to anyone around me. Also, i think i am patient and fairly an emotionally balanced person, i know the line between diplomacy and unhelpfulness. More importantly, i know how NOT to let my own past problems become a reason for unsupportiveness, i know how to draw a think line between them.
August 4th, 2016 3:02am
I don't know how an individual could feel better than anybody else. Unless you feel that everybody is miserable and relative to everybody else. You feel better as you are happier. I don't know. I wouldn't know how to answer you question.
August 17th, 2016 8:42am
Maybe its because you think you have it better than everyone else, be it good looks, personality, money, etc. However, thinking you're superior to others only makes you inferior.
August 20th, 2016 12:35am
I feel loved, appreciated and blessed. I have been blessed with people that took the time to listen when I felt lost. It took some time before I recognized love within. Since then I feel very grateful with God and with the people around me.
August 24th, 2016 12:35am
i believe that you feel better than everyone else because you are confident and you know what you want out of life. You are a happy go lucky person.
August 31st, 2016 1:57pm
If you are in a good mood that would explain why you feel great about yourself, but be careful not to become full of yourself.
September 17th, 2016 9:14am
Maybe you had done something big that makes you feel proud and improve your level among people. You have a high level of self confidence and that's perfect
September 22nd, 2016 2:32pm
You have pride. You like who you are and don't see a reason to change. You look at others and feel like they don't have things that you have or just don't seem to have it as well as you do?
September 24th, 2016 10:00am
Its good then. you are a positive person then. ...................................................................................................................................................................
October 15th, 2016 11:22am
Because I have a strong sense of inner peace along with a positive mental attitude. I am absolutely calm
November 16th, 2016 2:17pm
Sometimes it's not that you feel better than everyone else, it's just that you're in a different place in your life than others.
January 19th, 2017 10:02am
Well, we all see our lives from our own perspectives. In other words, we are the protagonist of our own stories. When we watch movies don't we often root for the protagonist? In which case, those feelings are perfectly normal. But then again it could be just narcissism. (Then, depending on how "severe" the narcissism is, that person might have to look for help. )
February 12th, 2017 6:38pm
Because you learned better than anyone else how to love your life and what you're doing! Feeling good isn't bad! Keep it that way, keep loving life! And she'll love you too
February 26th, 2017 7:56am
When this happens I never ask why, I ask HOW can I make others feel the same? It's a bliss either by simply having nothing to feel bad about, or by having a lot to feel bad about for so long that is growing to be too much, and then you decide to let it all go and decide to feel better :)
March 29th, 2017 4:45pm
It maybe because you've accomplished your goals and pretty proud of yourself and your accomplishments, or simply content with the way things are :)
March 30th, 2017 9:24am
If I feel better than everyone because I have done something wonderful or have achived my target or goals then that is acceptable and I will probably be in cloud nine for some time. But , if I feel better and everyone is not then there are two things to be aware of. First , If in a situation which is making everyone miserable , me feeling better could be because my recovery threshold is better than others and I could use my feelings to help others or give them some moral boost, Second, If I am feeling better and everyone around me is not , then I do have to look at myself a little more: why am feeling better... is it because I couldn't care or bother about the situation ...., is it because I have caused it on purpose.... , is it because my ego is taking charge of my responses.... ... Mmmmm