We've been taught that jealousy is a shameful thing to feel. But, as the School of Life video above explains, all feelings exist to help us better understand ourselves, and jealousy can do just that.
Jealous feelings can serve as clues to what we want in our own lives. Taking time to sit with jealousy and dissect its foundation can actually make us more in touch with ourselves and our goals.
The idea of keeping an "envy diary" might sound strange, but doing so could make you see your future self more clearly, and help you more skillfully establish the road to becoming that person. You'll understand more by watching the video above. And the next time you feel those pangs of envy, use them to your advantage.