“Jealousy is an emotion we can live without.”
When you are jealous of someone else, your positive attitude suffers.
When tempted to compare yourself to a woman who is more beautiful or successful than most, you have a choice. You can choose to admire her fine attributes or let the green-eyed monster have its way. If you choose jealousy, you will become negative, learn to doubt yourself and cultivate both fear and anger. But, when you choose admiration, you nurture an inner awe and wonder, which is too often lost as children grow into adults.
Turn jealousy into admiration. Stop comparing yourself to those with wonderful qualities. Replace negative feelings with appreciation and admiration, and appreciation of your own great qualities will grow!
©Jane Powell – Meditations for Women
Today’s Affirmation: When comparing myself to others, I choose admiration rather than jealousy.