The high of winning, the lows of bitterness!
One of my hobbies is entering competitions, I got interested in them after a friend introduced me to the fun of entering and the joys of winning! I was very dubious to start with and always thought I would never win anything but after only a day I won my first prize, a small hand made bracelet, it was beautiful!
Over the years social media has become a really busy platform for entering competitions, to start with it was mostly Facebook and then Twitter but now you can be asked to enter on any of them, the variety of ways to enter the competitions is great fun and each one is different and unique.
The other exciting aspect is that you never know what or when you are going to win! My biggest win to date was a Macbook Air but my friend won two holidays to America this year, an IPad, a cheaper tablet and a laptop. She is so lucky, however with these wins comes all the sore losers and they drag the high of the win down.
Today was an example, I woke up to a message that I had won a competition where we had to re work the rhyme rub a dub dub. There were over four thousand entries and mine won, I was over the moon, then someone messaged me basically making out I was a cheat!
Why are people so bitter when they do not win? I am always happy when I see a winner and congratulate them, I can sometimes be jealous if its something I wanted but I am always happy for them at the same time! What makes someone feel that they should always win and not be happy for others?
I am over the moon with the prize though, it's going to be a gift for my sister