The downside of competing against yourself: You can’t PR forever! (#reblog, #blogluv)

We often say that you’re only competing against yourself, as if it’s fine to be competitive with your past self and sometimes problematic to care about beating others. But maybe we should be kinder to ourselves as we age. It’s not PRs forever. As we age we can’t beat 30 year old or even 40 year old versions of ourselves as athletes.