Posted on 02/12/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s perfectly natural to look at someone else’s success and wish that it were yours instead of theirs.

But just like society has offered an alternative view to feeling blue about being single on Valentine’s Day (hello, Singles Awareness Day and Galentine’s Day!), your author career — and your overall mental state — will be better served by reframing your jealousy of another writer’s success.

Noelle Sterne can speak to this from experience, multiple times.

But once she realized how much her envy was stifling her creativity, she tried a different tactic: blessing, and not cursing, the writers who experienced good fortune.

Sterne describes this remedy for jealousy in further detail, for the skeptics, at Live Write Thrive.

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