How Self-Reflection Gives You a Happier and More Successful Life
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
As people get more and more connected through social media and internet-based tools, they get exposed to things that make them envious.
Envy has always existed, but in the age of social media...
The world has gotten smaller due to social media, as everything is instantly visible to all.
A few years ago, we just had our neighbors to compare with and were oblivious of the rest of the world. Now everyone is accessible and comparisons are rife.
We have the smartphones that we carry with us 24/7, always able to catch what other people are up to and feel envious about it.
Even if we use logic and intellect to tell ourselves that the images that we see on social media may not be real or factual, as they can be edited/filtered, they still affect us on an emotional level.
Two people can look at the exact same situation and see it completely differently.
There is no objective reality when it comes to people.
Facts may be facts, but our viewpoint and our vantage point impact our ability to process the facts. We look at life through our own personal filters, our own past experiences, beliefs, and paradigms.
If you do something for someone just because they did it for you or you want something back, you are doing business, not kindness.
If you choose to give 300 percent, then go for it, regardless of what others give you in return.