JEALOUSY

Definition of Jealousy: the state or feeling of being jealous.
Synonyms of Jealousy: anxiety, doubt, enviousness, covetousness, resentfulness, bitterness, spite, suspicion, etc.

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Love in fellowship.

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Victory over Jealousy. If the demon of jealousy strikes during the day, we can come to terms with it in several ways. First, accept no guilt that it happens, because jealousy is part of the human condition.

Next, depersonalize it by remembering that good fortune comes to all people in various ways. Then check your own gratitude level to make sure that it hasn’t been sinking.

This serves as a reminder that there’s no shortage of the things that really make for happiness and personal well-being in life. We can easily tell when we’ve been able to oust the green demon.

We’ll be able to be relaxed and gracious while extending congratulations for another person’s good fortune. And months down the road, we’ll be genuinely sympathetic – not vindictive – If the other person’s luck turns sour.–Walk in Dry Places/Mel B. | More…

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