And How to Overcome It

the Difference Between Envy vs. Jealousy

Envy and Jealousy can be destructive and can prevent us from achieving happiness.

However, we can overcome it by understanding what they are and what they push us to do.

What Is The Difference Between Envy & Jealousy?

Before we discuss the difference between envy and Jealousy, we have to define them. here are the two definitions:

Envy: a feeling of discontent or covetousness concerning another’s advantages, success, possessions, etc.

Jealousy: resentment against a rival, a person enjoying success or advantage, etc., or against another’s success or advantage itself.

Cause Of Envy Or Jealousy

Although they may sound similar and often can cause similar behaviors, they are, in fact, different feelings and emotions.

Jealousy, on the other hand, involves another person.

Envy occurs internally when you want something that someone else has.

All human emotions are normal. All healthy humans experience ranges of emotions at different times.

Are Envy and Jealousy Healthy and Normal?

A healthy and normal person may experience emotion and choose not to act on that emotion,

and recognize that the emotion exists but does not need to affect the way they feel and act.

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