You know the feeling, right? One moment you’re going along just fine, maybe driving home through the neighborhood or watching a movie. The next thing you know, a tidal wave of envy washes over you.
All of the sudden, you want that beautiful house you just passed, that front lawn, and those deck chairs. You want that vacation you just saw on TV, that loving relationship, and that successful career. Darn it, you want those jeans, too! (And maybe those arms, those legs, that face, etc.’).
Green with envy, anyone?
Though most of us have been taught that jealousy is bad and that we ought to be ashamed of ourselves for experiencing it, I've realized over the years that the feeling of jealousy itself is quite harmless. When used appropriately, jealousy can re-invigorate us and support our wildest dreams into reality. (Wanna know how? Click to continue reading).