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Cake: The Envious Woman's Weapon of Choice

Dr. Sarah Ellis Duvall, PT, DPT, CPT, CNC | Posted 11.25.2016 | Women
Dr. Sarah Ellis Duvall, PT, DPT, CPT, CNC

I just got off the phone with a friend of mine, and she goes, "I want to lose 8 more lbs." Now, this women is lean, you can see her abs, but she wants...

'Envious' May Just Be The Most Common Personality Type

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 09.15.2016 | Science

Are you one of those jealous people constantly comparing your life to that of Kim Kardashian or your friend with the great vacation pictures on Facebo...

Mother Nature -- The Bitch Is Back! Don't Fight Her!

Sabine Reichel | Posted 06.29.2016 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

Oh yes, women like to be seen as regular angels in women's clothing but we know they can also be the cattiest of cats and bitches from hell. Just like MOTHER NATURE. She is the worst and the best because she's the boss.

How I Learned to Be Happy: Past, Present, Future

Michael Weinberger | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Weinberger

When dealing with the unknown of the future and harsh realities of the past, how are we able to obtain true happiness today? I used to spend countle...

Dealing With Envy: What Envy Teaches You

Pam Bauer | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Pam Bauer

What other people have and do becomes so much less significant. Comparisons won't matter. And you'll be happier when you are focused on your life, rather than on the lives of others.

How To Stop Comparing And Start Accepting

Nancy Solomon | Posted 04.09.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

We experience a sadness when we can't do what we used to do --or what we think our bodies should be doing. When we see others who are succeeding and we're not, there's often a sense of disappointment, if not anger.

How To Overcome Social Comparison

Susie Moore | Posted 03.14.2017 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

The good news is that we can overcome comparison and the illusion of competition it creates. Here are five ways to do that:

Feelings Of Jealousy Can Work To Your Advantage

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.04.2016 | Healthy Living

We've been taught that jealousy is a shameful thing to feel. But, as the School of Life video above explains, all feelings exist to help us better und...

Why You Aren't Losing When I'm Winning: Zapping the Zero Sum Virus

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.22.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

And isn't it funny that zapping the zero sum virus happens through love, not war. See for yourself. Play with joy. Share with your friends and family. Let it ripple outward. The power to transform things has been in us all along. It's time to appreciate it.

The Envious and the Envied

Suma Chand | Posted 01.20.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Suma Chand

Have you had the experience of having something wonderful happen to you but suddenly finding a change in your good friend? She no longer wants to have much to do with you and even throws some sarcastic comments your way when you do meet!

Good News! This Bad Habit Actually Diminishes With Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.16.2015 | Fifty

Your friend gets a dream car while you're still driving a piece of junk. Or your nemesis is marrying Mr. Right while your love life is anything but a ...

How Envy Holds You Back From the Life You Deserve

Naomi Teeter | Posted 11.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Naomi Teeter

While we may not always agree with how someone got to where they are, saying that they do not deserve it only proves we're not ready for that kind of success in our lives.

Hey, Mean Spirited Critics of Anne Hathaway: Look Within!

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 10.01.2016 | Entertainment
SaraKay Smullens

Right after I saw Anne Hathaway and Robert DiNero in Nancy Meyer's newest film, The Intern, I noticed that the negativity against Hathaway burst out once again.

4 Reasons Why You Should Let Go of Comparisonitis

Lori Rochino | Posted 09.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Lori Rochino

Understand your own uniqueness. One person may thrive where you feel you need improvement, however you may totally rock at something they struggle with. Everyone on this earth has a gift.

Slapped in the Facebook

Lisa T. Schlesinger | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa T. Schlesinger

Can you imagine a life without Facebook, let alone remember a time before it? It's now a part of our daily routine. We share our experiences, political views, photos and losses -- exhibiting ourselves for "our friends."

3 Effective Ways to Avoid Social Media Envy This Labor Day

Avelist | Posted 09.04.2016 | Media

Co-authored by Carly Alaimo, Content Manager at Avelist It's inevitable: this Labor Day weekend, social media will blow up with everything you're m...

Can Envy Be Good For You?

The New Yorker | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.11.2015 | Home

How do we respond when we encounter people who are more successful than we are? Often, we imagine two paths: admiration and envy. Admiration is seen a...

The Seven Deadly Sins of Stock Trading

Timothy Sykes | Posted 08.06.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

I've been thinking a lot lately about what it takes to achieve financial & investment success. As a teacher, I have students at every stage of the process - from those who are completely new to the trading process to students that have gone on to become millionaires thanks to the lessons I teach.

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.

5 Reasons Why Facebook Can Be Dangerous for People With Depression

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 05.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lorne Jaffe

Last week I fell into panic mode. It started with intense chest pains each time I logged onto Facebook to check the groups I belong to as well as scro...

Take Heart That Your Parents Made Mistakes

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

Each of us forms images of the world based on our experiences derived from engaging with our families. Gradually we learn that our expectations don't ...

I Wish I Didn't Want To Be A Teacher

Erin Taylor Green | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Erin Taylor Green

Life would be easier if I chose a profession that gave me answers, rather than endless questions. Life would be easier if my work friends didn't have to ask my permission to go to the bathroom. But for some inexplicable reason, every fiber of my being is called to be in this classroom with these kids.

Jealousy at Work

Nicole Williams | Posted 06.07.2015 | Women
Nicole Williams

There she was on Good Morning America. There I was sitting on my couch. Watching Diane Sawyer, head thrown back, apparently delighted with her guest, my arch-nemesis, provoked in me a feeling that can only be described in one word -- ENVY.

Here's How You Can Feel Better on Facebook: A New Meme

Brian Leaf | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian Leaf

I'd like to start a new Facebook meme: Tag five people whose posts you're envious of in today's newsfeed.

A Woman Walks Into a Room...

Reetu Gupta | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Reetu Gupta

A woman walks into a room, she is dressed well, she looks confident, she seems intelligent, successful. And yet, as she walks into the room, it is as ...