Episode #119 // Comparison and Envy

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.

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Topics 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

Should is an indicator you're in the comparison trap

KATHLEEN SAID:

I feel envy/jealous whenever I compare my struggle to someone else's highlight reel. Click To Tweet With social media, it's easy to feel like everyone else is living the dream. Click To Tweet The word 'should' is a good indicator that you're in the comparison trap. Click To Tweet My biggest way of dealing with jealousy or envy is humanizing the person on the other side. Click To Tweet

EMILY SAID:

For me, the envy that I feel is what I use as fuel to make me hustle it out. Click To Tweet Focus on what you love about yourself and nothing else will really matter. Click To Tweet Comparison and envy is just a different form of procrastination. Click To Tweet You have a choice when looking at someone else's life: You can either be inspired or envious. Click To Tweet Don't use jealousy and envy as a way to procrastinate you reaching your own destination. Click To Tweet

Comparison and envy is procrastination

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