Emotions As a Second Language - Or Should They Be Our First?

Emotional literacy is being able to feel and identify one’s feeling states. This fluency enhances emotional self-regulation, lessens over-reactivity to negative emotions such as anger, and is the basis of interpersonal emotional modulation.

Envy-Empathy: Gifts Within Human Neurocircuitry

Malignant envy is wild desire, what in Eastern perspectives is believed to be responsible for suffering. When envy is modulated and matured, it empowers life positive impulses facilitating knowing, emulation, learning, admiration, feelings of gratitude, and empathy, that is, understanding, respect, and compassion for self and others.

ENVY: Bane of Existence or Gift of Nature?

The possibility of the healthy maturation of envy, a novel construct in envy theory, affords those dedicated to resolute self-change the possibility of its healthy transformation. This is a potential gift. The experience of “raw envy,” in this way, morphs into more conscious and complex attitudes that include health-promoting admiration and emulation.

Ayurveda: Traditional Indian Medicine—and Envy!

Ayurveda is reputedly thought to be the mother of all medical systems on earth. It allegedly is 6,000 years old and has been practiced continuously to this time. Within the last two decades, Ayurveda has become integrated into American systems of health maintenance and well being.

The High Reliability Personality---With Notable Values

High Reliability Organizations are the cutting edge with regard to safety and high performance across the health care spectrum. High reliability, however, begins with individuals: self-reflection, assessing personal values, action plans for refining quality of life that extends beyond self to others!

Can Parents Eliminate Envy from Child Rearing?

Valuing the goodness of "the milk of human kindness" and not envying or spoiling its beneficence can be challenging.

Melting Envy: the Brilliance of Understanding and Gratitude

Envy is the dark feeling that resounds with bitterness: 'It hurts when I look at you.' The Healthy Maturation of Envy can be a Choice that Illuminates the Admiration and Gratitude Waiting to be Born/Borne.

Ultimate Envy: Envying Oneself!

Envy has long thought to be about envying Others—but it may not be! Ultimate Envy is of the self—a paradox of the human condition.

Envy's Handiwork: Constructive or Destructive Design

Envy is destructive when left unbridled, but constructive when used with awareness, intention, and constructive purpose.

Envy, Prejudice, and Self-imposed Slavery

You are "in charge" of yourSelf--if you choose!

Envy and the Lifecycle: A Brief Reflection

The Lifecycle-Envy conception may be an important tool for Midlife self-reflection

Condescension as Manifest Envy

How rational or irrrational are we as human beings?

Envy and Autumn: Transitions, Infancy, & Older Age

Autumn like envy stimulates change and the opportunity for pause before positively moving on.

Why War? Part I

War and Envy May Be Inseparable

How Is It Possible to Be Conscious of Unconscious

In response to the comments about Envy and conscious awareness, the following considerations might shed some light.

Envy Theory: A New Model of the Mind

Unconscious envy is the primitive sensation and conflated feeling of privation, powerlessness, inferiority, and hostile distress coupled with the urge to rob and spoil in the face of advantages and their enjoyment existing elsewhere.

Envy This!

Commonly thought of as an emotion, envy may be the most misidentified and mislabeled attitude that people commonly encounter.