How To Find Peace When Your Friends Have More Money, Nicer Toys, Better Sex And Greener Lawns

A guide to overcoming comparison envy

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Comparison envy — Measuring status, success and happiness based on how we compare ourselves to our peers.

Choose your friends carefully

You know that couple who fell into money?

Why do we torture ourselves?

Sanitized lives distort our perception

Competing with a curated version of someone’s life is hard, if not impossible.

Can you overcome comparison envy?

“People feel better about themselves when compared to someone worse off.”

Applying this rule to life

When you’re in the superior situation

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