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Envy

Green With Envy and the Change of Success

Debbe Daley | Posted 08.18.2014 | Small Business
Debbe Daley

One day you'll look back and realize that your hobby has turned into a thriving business. Others will frown upon your business creation and judge without knowing or understanding how years of hard work and determination prevails.

6 Daily Irritations We Don't Talk About

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.14.2014 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

I am aware of what makes you brighten up and have those pleasurable magic moments. I am also painfully aware of those little moments that drive women of all ages just a little bit crazy and makes you want to rip your hair out.

6 Reasons Why We Should Embrace Criticism

Susie Moore | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

There will always be people who disagree with you or who dislike your ideas and actions -- whether or not these people are coming from a positive or a negative place. Appreciate and accept them for being different than you and forgive them if they upset you.

10 Questions Your Daughters Should Be Asking

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Your daughters may feel pretty or less than pretty, but I think that what they are really asking is whether or not they are acceptable and fit in.

Is Envy Controlling Your Life?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Being satisfied with what you have now does not make you complacent and "stuck" with what you have in your current life. Let that little spark of envy work for you not against you. Let it energize, not exhaust you. Look around and make needed or wanted changes to your life.

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

Beth Green | Posted 08.05.2014 | 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.

Why Everybody Hates Blake Lively's New Website

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
Nikki Gloudeman

Blake Lively's new lifestyle website, Preserve, has been mercilessly mocked with fiendish, snarky glee since it debuted last Monday. And honestly, it's hard not to get behind the haters.

Overcoming Desperation for Connection, Love and Marriage

Paul Katz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Paul Katz

The fact that I couldn't put aside my sense of loneliness in order to be or feel happy for others scared the crap out of me. That is not who I am or who I want to be.

12 Cold Facts About Being Super-Hot

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

Pretty is a thing, whereas beauty is a force. Although we live in a world where physical appearance is a currency, a differential engine drives life, ...

When 'Beasts' Are Out of Their Cages: Why Are Some People So Mean, and How Can I Protect Myself From Them?

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

My 20-year-old client, a college senior, was both sobbing with pain and shaking with rage. She had learned just a few hours before she called for an ...

How To Get Over Facebook Envy

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Humans are called the "comparing creatures." Comparing ourselves to others is how we make sense of life. Comparisons can inspire us to grow and change. Comparisons can also provide helpful examples of what we don't want to be. But comparisons without context don't tell the full story.

Forget Orchid; Green Is My Color for an Entrepreneurial 2014

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

Some days I have blue eyes; other days they are green. On New Year's Eve they were green ... with envy and with thoughts of how to finally hit the jac...

The Important Connection That Will Help You Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

Elizabeth McKenzie | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth McKenzie

The good news is, it's actually not that hard: once you connect to your center, there is literally no room for comparison. It doesn't exist. All there is is you and your truth. In fact, you are your truth. And that's a pretty amazing way to live.

3 Ways To Turn Envy Into A Tool For Growth

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

If you deny or externalize envy, you're actually losing out. Envy is in fact one of those fiery hot emotions that, with a little work, you can use.

The Best Man Holiday

Dwight Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Running into old friends often brings up mixed feelings. Fond recollections. Unfinished business. Bad memories. Petty rivalries. Insecurities. Unrequited love. That's the range of emotions and dynamics in this follow-up film to the 1999 romantic comedy.

10 Friendship Rules to Live By

Carlin Flora | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlin Flora

Over the years, I've learned a few things about friendship. Here are my top 10 friendship rules to live by.

Write What You Know

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

As a physician, forensic psychiatrist and novelist, it would be easy for me to write about medicine, psychiatry and courtrooms -- all of which have been, or are still, part of my life and experiences.

When Jealousy Visits Your Relationship

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 11.16.2013 | Weddings
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Practically everyone who's been in a serious romantic relationship with all of the deliciously intense and passionate feelings that go with it, have at one time or another experienced jealousy.

How To Keep Facebook In Perspective

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.23.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Facebook was not designed to be a divine oracle. It's supposed to be fun. It's your own personalized tabloid news feed, except it's people spreading gossip about themselves. Which in itself is laughable. Keep that in mind and you'll be just fine.

Why Are Humans So Cruel?

Michael Shammas | Posted 09.07.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

Recent science is shedding light on this question, and the main culprit at work seems to be envy. The more we envy someone, the more pleasure we derive when that person meets some horrid end.

Reuniting with the Golden Girl

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 08.18.2013 | Women
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

I remember first seeing her after my "freshman trip" -- a ritual three-day hike embarked upon by freshmen before the official beginning of school. Tan, tall and radiating confidence, she sat in the front of the circle. If Mattel made an "outdoor Barbie," it would have looked just like her.

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?

Under The E-Fluence: How I Broke the Cycle of Compare and Despair

Sara Zambrelli | Posted 06.29.2013 | Women
Sara Zambrelli

When I am in touch with my most authentic self, I am not engaged in the bottomless pit that is social media. When I am busy being myself, I am not looking over my shoulder to see what other people have or what they are doing or what they like.

The Facebook Effect

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology
Tarun Sakhrani

As technology penetrates our lives even further, we must realize that it is a tool that can be used to our benefit; it must not become a detriment to our own well-being. We can use it to enjoy or learn from others, but realize that there is much more to it than meets the eye.

The Facebook Status Everyone Should Read

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

We forget. We forget that there is something greater that dwells amidst the accolades, the trips and the fancy meals -- the every day of life. This understanding has become lost as social networking sites become our primary source of communication. We deliberately try to set ourselves apart, to be seen, to be happier than the update before us.