Aristotle defined envy as pain at the sight of another’s good fortune, stirred by “those who have what we ought to have.”
Not only does envy make me miserable, it makes me wish misfortune on others. It is an abusive emotion any way you look at it.
If I look around me and feel any envy, it’s best to notice it when it’s a small emotion. If I ignore it, it’s full force will sweep me away.
/This post-series is about trying to anchor my experience by exploring within and reminding myself about what it means to practice “good humaning.” It’s about moving forward imperfectly. To follow this thread in my posts, look for these tags: #NotesFromMyYogaJournal