“My friend…care for your psyche…know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves” -Socrates
In Laugh at your own Risk I said that we don’t have to endure feelings of envy or jealousy and promised to discuss their origins and tips on how to resolve them. In researching this topic, I found it difficult to pin down generic roots for these toxic emotions except for our well-documented tendency to compare ourselves to others and its connection to low self-esteem. Whoever coined the phrase “to compare is to despair” should receive the brilliant common sense award. Read the full article here.