Envy twists your mind into complex and uncomfortable convolutions. I bet you find that comparing yourself to others who are magnetic, successful or prosperous only diminishes your own self-esteem. It’s bound to leave you dissatisfied and at odds. But, what to do?
There’s a simple solution if you want to knock jealousy on its head. It’s called sympathetic joy, the ability to rejoice at the happiness and good fortune of others.