124 J3 Negative Emotion – Jealous

Jealous

Definition

Feeling or showing envy of someone or their achievements and advantages.
Feeling or showing suspicion of someone’s unfaithfulness in a relationship

Practical Tips

Appreciate that feeling Jealous makes you feel bad!

  1. Decide to let go of the jealousy and fill your life with what you think is missing.
  2. Identify what it is you are jealous about (what you feel is missing in your life).
  3. Either…… look around and find it in your own life (it may be in a different form); take steps to bring it into you life: or resolve to let the Jealousy go because actually, you wouldn’t want that for yourself!
  4. Appreciate what you HAVE in YOUR life…..Count Your Blessings.

Beliefs and Affirmations

When I feel the green eyed monster creep up, I know I need to do some inner work or be mindful of what is going on in my life.

Rules

(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel……………….Jealous is when I haven’t looked at the reality of the situation.

The only time I feel jealous is when I cannot see the good in anybody, or when I allow myself to think other people are better than me.

Example Challenges

DC132 The children have gone off with my ex husband and his new wife on a Bank Holiday day out and I don’t know what to do with myself!!

DC133 My grandchildren want to come round and visit me….my Son also wants to come, but I’d rather see them on there own.

Quotes

“A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.”
– Robert A. Heinlein

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