Why It Doesn’t Feel Good When Someone Else Succeeds - Deepstash
Your Envious Mind

You find yourself thinking:

  • They don’t deserve this.
  • They think they are superior to me.
  • They are superior to me.
  • I can’t stand being around them.

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Why It Doesn’t Feel Good When Someone Else Succeeds

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1. Depressive envy

When someone you know does better than you, it often feels like you are a loser, a failure, or inferior. You think that their success reflects your failure...

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Alice Roosevelt Longworth

If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.

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We tend to envy people with whom we compare ourselves. Your social comparison group is the group by which you measure yourself. We envy achievements that we think are possi...

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  • As mentioned earlier, envy often leads us to become depressed, anxious , and angry.
  • We ruminate about what has happened.
  • We dwell on the unfairness or our sense...

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How Can I Challenge My Envious Thoughts?

Just because you have negative thoughts doesn’t mean you have to believe them. The advantage of cognitive therapy is coming up with more helpful, more adaptive, and more realistic ways...

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