How to Exploit the Genuine Power of Jealousy

In a recent coaching session, a client admitted to me that she was feeling pangs of jealousy…
when she looked at certain things in her friends’ lives and in some of her work colleagues’ lives.

She felt a little bit like, “Oh, I don’t want to admit this to you.” But then I said to her, “You know, I have gone through the same thing!”

Sometimes when we’re out looking at things in the world, whether it be with our friends or what’s in the media, we’re being triggered by all the stuff we see and we can say, “Gosh, I wish I had that,” or “I feel jealous or envious of people having things.”

When we’re experiencing those feelings of jealousy it triggers guilt within us because we think, “I shouldn’t be feeling that way; I should be a better person than getting into these feelings of jealousy.”

But there’s a really important use for jealousy that I’ve found….

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CLICK TO TWEET: Many times when we’re envying someone or feeling jealous of what they have, we don’t really see the full picture. 

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