This Is Why Jealousy Feels So Bad

Research by psychology Professor Robert Emmons is featured in BuzzFeed.

But why does it actually feel so bad? And how can you make it better? BuzzFeed Life talked to experts in psychology and mindfulness to find out how to tame this common but destructive emotion and how you can give it a positive spin.

Gratitude reminds you that you have been in the one-up position before, and have benefited from it. “Your self-esteem is bolstered when you say, ‘Hey, people have done things for me,’” said Robert Emmons, a gratitude researcher at the University of California at Davis in Psychology Today.

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