What’s the Difference Between Envy vs. Jealousy

What is the difference between envy vs. jealousy? Envy and jealousy  are feelings we experience when we want something we don’t have.

Envy and jealousy can be destructive and can prevent us from achieving happiness.

Understanding what they are, how they  differ, and how we can use them to our advantage is an essential step to  a journey of contentedness and satisfaction.

A feeling of discontent or covetousness concerning another’s advantages, success, possessions, etc.


Resentment against a rival, a person enjoying success or advantage, etc., or against another’s success or advantage itself.


Envy occurs internally when you want  something that someone else has. That causes a feeling of sadness and  discontent in your own life.

Cause Of Envy Or Jealousy

Jealousy, on the other hand,  involves another person. Jealousy consists of a level of anger towards another person.

Cause Of Envy Or Jealousy

A healthy and normal person may experience emotion and choose not to act on that emotion.

Are Envy and Jealousy Healthy and Normal?

We overcome it by not wanting what another person has. Easier said than done, right?

How To Overcome Envy Or Jealousy

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