Episode 119

Comparison and Envy

April 11, 2017

In today’s episode, we’re talking all about comparison and envy—when it can be detrimental to your creativity, when it can be healthy, and tactics for how you can make a mental shift to get out of your head and do the work.

Episode Transcript
"You have a choice when looking at someone else's life: You can either be inspired or envious."
- Emily Thompson

Discussed in this Episode

  • When we fall into the comparison/envy trap
  • How to flip comparison/envy/jealousy to work for you
  • Reframing competition and focusing on what happiness looks like for YOU
  • Using gratitude to combat jealousy
  • Getting out of your own head
  • A rising tide lifts all boats: #CommunityOverCompetition
  • Action steps to deal with jealousy and envy

Resources Mentioned

Hosts + Guests

Emily Thompson
Emily Thompson


Almanac Supply Co

Kathleen Shannon
Kathleen Shannon


Braid Creative