I want what other people have because I don’t know what I want.
I can’t say that this exercise is flawless or that it magically cured me of my jealousy. It’s not supposed to. It’s an exercise—a tool to use when envy appears.
We should channel our jealousy to a state of competitiveness. We should strive to be as great as the person next to us. Even if we do not reach his or her level of ability, we still tried our best- and that’s what counts.
One of the most common types of jealousy is romantic jealousy. We also tend to feel jealous about others’ successes, strengths, lifestyles, and relationships.