Many people mix opinion with fact. Unless you search for the facts, you're just repeating another person's opinion - and most likely stretching the truth (like a secret and passing it on). And, perception is not always reality. Get the facts yourself!
I'm Just Trying To Be Better Person Than Who I Was Yesterday: I am in competition with no one. I have no desire to play the game of being better than anyone. I am simply trying to be better than the person I was yesterday.