It may not seem like a such a big deal to want someone’s car or looks, but if envy is left untransformed, it can take root and grow into all kinds of self-destructive behaviors in an attempt to become more like those we idolize, from plastic surgery to eating disorders to an overall feeling of just not being capable or good enough.
Remind yourself that happiness is not tangible and therefore will never be found in physical things. Happiness is, however, your birth right. Tap into it by appreciating all that you are and all that you have.
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