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Dealing With Jealousy

A Different Kind Of Girl On Girl

Emily Light | Posted 04.06.2016 | Women
Emily Light

As women, we are often pitted against one another in a competitive way. It becomes natural for us to feel envious of other women who have something we don't have, or look a way we wish we could look.

How to Stop Being Jealous in Relationships

Kavita J. Patel | Posted 08.25.2016 | Women
Kavita J. Patel

Jealously in relationships is a totally normal occurrence. But when we can't figure out why it's happening or communicate in a healthy way, we often get in our own way.

Friends and Envy: When Your Friends Have More -- and When They Have Less

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Remember why you're friends in the first place. Don't judge them for what they have -- what they wear, the trips they take, the house they live in -- but for who they are, and how they treat you.

Lindsay Holmes

8 Habits Of People Who Never Get Jealous

HuffingtonPost.com | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Wearing green may be a fashion staple for spring, but seeing green isn't quite the statement we want to make. When it comes to our emotions, jealousy ...

Say Hello to a Common New Year Condition: 'The Envy and Jealousy Flu'

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

The "envy-jealousy" flew can hit anyone at any time. However, exhaustion, coupled by dashed hopes for the new year, can bring it on suddenly. When a friend's reaction is completely out of character, allowing the tincture of time and space is an important first step. Then, an honest sharing can usually bring healing as well as an even closer and more intimate friendship.

3 Healthy Ways To Deal With Jealousy

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

There's a line you don't want to cross, and there are ways to deal with jealousy when it arises. Jealousy can eat away at you and keep you from making progress in life. Here are three ways to deal with jealousy.

Jealousy Is Impoverishing Us and Our World, So Let's Do Something About It

Beth Green | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

At a time in our world's history when our survival and well being are threatened by severe climate change, addiction, stress and unhappiness, we cannot waste another moment envying those who have something to offer us or withholding support from those whose gifts could benefit our world.

5 Reasons Why Jealousy Is A Good Thing

Emily Williams | Posted 08.31.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

You have to actually know what you want to get there, right? Awareness is key when you're trying to reach your goals, and I believe jealousy is something that's actually quite a good indicator of where you want to be in your life.

Snooping, Secrets, and Other Trust Killers

David Wygant | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women
David Wygant

I believe relationships should be built on trust, honesty and respect for each other's personal space. What I'm going to give you is a blueprint for building a trusting, loving relationship.

When You're the Last Single Gal Left

Kira Wyatt | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Kira Wyatt

Being single can be tough, especially when most of your friends aren't. And boy, can I identify with this. Boy, can I ever...

Are You Jealous? Is Your Partner Jealous?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

People who reject and abandon themselves often feel jealous. People who love and value themselves do not feel jealous. They are not threatened by others, because they know their own intrinsic worth.

Are You Threatened By Other People's Success?

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

What if we stopped the comparison game altogether?  What if the success of others had nothing to do with us, and our own success had nothing to do with anyone else?  What if we didn't spend aso much of our precious time focusing on how we "measure up" to the people around us?

When Good Things Happen To OTHER People

| Posted 04.26.2013 | Teen

By Emma Straub I always knew I wanted to be a writer, and so by the time I graduated from college, I was ready to get the show on the road. As I...

How To Put Jealousy To Good Use

Posted 03.06.2013 | OWN

By Christie Aschwanden Christie Aschwanden learns that jealousy isn't necessarily a negative thing -- and can lead you in positive directions you...

The Ugliness of the MacArthurs: The Reality Behind Artistic Jealousy

Jade Simmons | Posted 12.05.2012 | Arts
Jade Simmons

Let me first say there's nothing truly ugly about the MacArthur Genius grants. In fact, they're downright beautiful. They're the modern-day patron with no strings attached. So what makes them ugly?

Turn Jealousy Into Joy

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Mudita, or wishing people well, suggests that we don't cling to jealousy and judgment by seeing the other as ourselves, seeing the interconnectedness between all beings, seeing the much bigger picture.

How To Deal With Feeling Jealous

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

The mean, green monster is an opportunity to grow. If it visits your door, face it head on and heed its message. It's the quickest way through it.

I'm Feeling Great. Why Is She Hatin'?

Lori Bryant Woolridge | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices
Lori Bryant Woolridge

Through the years, there have been occasions when the folks I thought had my back were some of the first to prick the bubble and let the air out of my excitement. Today, it is an annoyance that I've learned to ignore. Long ago, I learned never to give anyone the power to steal my joy.

Don't Let The Green-Eyed Monster Undermine Your Happiness

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

How happy can you be when you are always unfavorably comparing what others have to what you have? Being envious of what other people may have in their lives is not only unhealthy, it is downright unproductive.