The Musings of an Overthinker

A journal of sorts.


4. The Green Monster

We all get a little jealous every now and then - some more so than others - because jealousy is a part of human nature. There are many things that could get us envious; someone's looks, something someone owns or even the attention someone may be getting, to name just a few. They say jealousy isn't a flattering trait and, quite frankly, they're right. But it's a trait that's unavoidable. Jealousy stems from the ever-surfacing greed that all humans possess varying amounts of. Like the old saying goes, "the grass is always greener on the other side." We always want what we don't have and then get jealous of those who do have whatever it is we currently are desirous of. However, jealousy can hence become a motivator; you get spurred on to acquire what exactly it is that you want. After all, if someone else can have it why can't you, right?

  So no matter what you do, you just can't shake that green monster.   Just the musings of an overthinker ...
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