Envying traits someone else has can force you to look at the areas of yourself and your life that you could actually improve on.
We all have the same capacity for greatness within us, the only difference is if and how we access it and bring it forth into the world.
I’d like to think that if this story was my life, I’d be Cinderella. But more often than not, I feel like a carbon copy of the evil step-sisters. I fall into the comparison trap, giving in to feelings of envy and jealousy.
There is one thing I can be sure of, and it is that I am better than I used to be, and I think that is all that matters.
Physical touch: You’re an expert at affection and everyone loves you for it.
“Is that guy texting you still? Can I see a picture of him?…”
No matter how hard you work for something or how good you look, there is always going to be someone better, right?
“I don’t get jealous when she flirts with other guys, I get jealous when the dog gets more attention than I do.”
There will still be days when you’ll see someone else, and you’ll wish you were them. There will be days where you’ll look at someone else’s wins, and only be able to see your losses.
Any time you talk yourself out of wearing a piece of clothing, dying your hair, or doing your makeup a certain way because you think it’s just “not you.” The only person stopping you in that scenario is you. Get out of your own way.