Jealousy and envy are two of the most common – yet negative and useless emotions many of us have. If someone else happiness or achievements bother you, even when it has nothing to do with you, you are probably experiencing jealousy. While it’s alright to get upset about someone else that leads to your loss, the emotion of anger or failure shouldn’t show up along with jealousy.
Jealousy will never help you. You may feel jealous of anyone, it won’t help you and it definitely won’t leave you in a better place.
There are many ways that how to stop being jealous and divert all the negative energy into something positive that can ultimately help you lead a better life.
- Do not compare your insides to someone else outside.
- Use the success of others as a mirror.
- Be passionate about your life.
- Be positive.
Being happy of others may not come naturally for everyone. After all, we all have competitive spirit. But when you find you are able to feel happiness simple because others are happy, you gain a fresh perspective on life. But judging yourself based on others metrics also has a very dark side.
Realizing that things are temporary and always changing can do wonders in all areas of your life, especially when it comes to dealing with jealousy. You’ll have a greater capacity for appreciating the positive experiences when they begin to show up. The truth is, there is always enough to go around if we believe it is so. We simply have to claim it.
The success of others isn’t personal. It wasn’t done to spite you. It costs nothing to remove your own desires before the equation and feel relief and happiness for another person. In the end, acknowledging the fact that things are going well for other people compiles evidence that things will probably work out for you, too.