Let’s talk about the emotions that are really behind the words: hater, haterade, hater tots, and hater status.
- Envy. The fixation on what someone else has and deeming it better than. Envy is the result ofhabitual comparative thinking.
- Jealousy. The act of being in a “envious state” and is a one two punch of envy and insecurity. Jealousy is connected with poor self worth and can be combined with revenge, vindictiveness and malice.
- Resentment. The belief that you are unlucky in life and that others have it easier. Resentment is a perpetual belief system that builds and gains momentum over a significant period of time and is a dangerous emotional cocktail of anger, envy, jealousy, petty thinking, blockage, inferiority, frustration, and bitterness.
Now GT wont’ lie. I’ve had more than my fair share of all three emotional cocktails. Some all at the same time.(*Winces and Cringes*) But it wasn’t until GT had a “riddle me this?” moment three years ago that I realized that at my core of core’s I felt small and unlucky.
GT Living Quality Philosophy: See in yourself what you are willing to see in others.
So speak Brown Sistas. Is GT the only one? Does life seem to favor some people’s lives over others? Can people be born lucky? What triggers your envy, jealousy or resentment?