We've teamed up with leading psychologist, Donna Dawson, to provide guidance and advice on the most productive forms of comparison.
Our research1 shows that UK adults spend over 10 hours a week comparing themselves to others, with 29% driven by a desire to learn, 28% interested in how they stack up against others and 28% interested in getting new ideas.
It seems that self-comparisons can make us feel happier about our lives, with more than three million people2 claiming that day-to-day life comparisons make them feel more positive.
We've teamed up with leading psychologist, Donna Dawson who's got some top tips to help people make positive life comparisons. Take a look at our tips below, and then you can see how your energy use stacks up against other E.ON homes, by using our new Saving Energy Toolkit.
1 All data based on research carried out amongst 2,000 UK adults by www.visioncritical.com in September 2013;
2 Based on 8% of those questioned and the total number of UK adults (44.9 million UK adults in 2011, ONS). 8% of 44.9 million = 3,592,000.
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