Wednesday, February 25, 2015

ENVY, JEALOUSY AND RESENTMENT


Envy, jealousy, bitterness and resentment are termed the comparison emotions and can have devastating effects on a person’s life at all sorts of levels. Nevertheless, they are very widespread, which brings us to our research topic: the causes and effects and ways of coping with these destructive emotions.
Refer to my second blog, The Essay Archive, for sample essays: https://theessayarchive.blogspot.com.tr/  
Reading material to make notes on:
Causes and effects
·         “Envy, jealousy and resentment – the comparison emotions at work” http://intentionalworkplace.com/2011/07/07/envy-jealousy-resentment-%E2%80%93-the-%E2%80%9Ccomparison%E2%80%9D-emotions-at-work/
·         “A helpful guide to overcoming envy” http://www.becomingminimalist.com/ungreen-with-envy/
·         “Stop hating: Five reasons it pays to get happy about other people’s success”  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tai-goodwin/happiness-success_b_4266245.html
·         “The unhappy cost of resentment” http://ronrolheiser.com/the-unhappy-cost-of-resentment/#.VO2k8XysXGU  
Solutions
·         “How I learnt not to be so jealous and finally get on with my life” http://lifehacker.com/how-i-learned-to-stop-being-so-jealous-and-finally-get-1529920256
·         “How to overcome resentment” http://thinksimplenow.com/happiness/how-to-overcome-resentment/
Videos to watch and make notes on:
·         “Resentment – overcoming resentment quickly and easily”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kcUDRArKi0
·         “Antidote to envy – how to deal with resentment, jealousy” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yA51EmDoGcg


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