Let go of envy

Let go of envy.  Envy does untold harm to physical and mental well-being.

When you envy what someone else has (or appears to have), you establish poverty thinking patterns in your consciousness. You divert your attention away from factors under your control (your thoughts, words and actions) to those beyond your control (what others do, say and have). And what do thoughts such as these attract? More envy, more scarcity!

So what if someone has more than you? They are no better or worse; they have just made different choices. You cannot know the struggles they have gone through to acquire that ‘stuff’, nor debts they owe, nor the weight of responsibility it brings.

Instead, take pleasure in others’ prosperity and wish them well, thus adding to your own feelings of contentment.

©David Lawrence Preston, 7.2.2017

Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @David_L_Preston

How to Books, 2007

This entry was posted in Envy and tagged , , , by David Lawrence Preston. Bookmark the permalink.

About David Lawrence Preston

I am an author, teacher and healer currently living in the UK. I have a wealth of experience helping people to enrich their lives and enjoy health, happiness and well-being. In addition, I am an authority on religious history and human spirituality with three books (available from Amazon and other retailers) and articles in numerous publications. I invite you to browse my blogs. I hope you like my ideas!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *