This intelligent 16-year-old young lady has a post here that a lot of Americans should read and then real spend some time thinking about.
Jealousy. I have touched on this topic before but feel an unsettling urge to dwell on it a little deeper. Recently, I have been jealous of someone at school, for reasons we can talk about later, but the point is: it turned me into a green-eyed monster!
I despise this feeling. Every bit of it. But I can’t help but envy her. As I analyze this emotion, there is one thing that becomes clear…
We live in the age of envy. Human beings have always felt what Aristotle defined in the fourth century BC as pain at the sight of another’s good fortune, stirred by “those who have what we ought to have”. It is true, I feel innately uncomfortable about this girl’s great accomplishments even though I don’t want to feel this way one bit.
However, I recently came across the Growth Mindset. When we have a…
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4 thoughts on “Jealousy is mental cancer”
Like you said, a cancer – and it does tend to grow into mental illness.
As well as a huge sense of entitlement.
haha, that they have anyway these days!!