Welcome back to what’s become “Midlife Monday” when I tackle my Figuring Out 40 Journey. Some things I’ve mastered by age 40, but there’s still plenty of work to be done. Envy is of the things I’m working. Especially when I feel it creeping up within myself or when I see sentiments of it online. Do you believe envy is a complete and utter waste of time? Or is there anything redeeming about wanting what someone else already has? Keep reading for some quotes about envy and solutions on how to say farewell to the “green eyed monster” because it’s not getting you anywhere.
TAKE A BREAK
REALIZE PEOPLE LIE
DON’T SUFFER FROM FOMO
In case you don’t know FOMO stands for “Fear of Missing Out.” That’s when you either want to attend or force yourself to attend every event you’re invited to – just because you might miss something.
QUOTES ABOUT ENVY
Some relevant quotes about envy include “Comparison is the thief of joy” by President Theodore Roosevelt.
“Envy is an illusion. When something good happens to someone else, it takes nothing away from you.” ~ Author Unknown
But isn’t that an amazing realization?!
I hope I’ve helped you realize that envy gains NOTHING. It’s wasted energy. Do you know someone who suffers from envy? Tweet them this post or share it with them on Facebook!
Follow the rest of my Figuring Out 40 Journey:
Printable: Writer a Letter of Forgiveness to Yourself
How to Get Pregnant Over 40: Celebrity Moms Who Made It Look Easy
I’ve also created a Pinterest Board where you can look back at Figuring Out 40.