Originally Posted by Chris245
Jealousy is a very normal feeling.
Jealousy is when you wish i'll (you see a person as rival) of somebody because of a particular action for example when a kid gets Ice cream and the other doesn't.
Envy is when you wish you were at the place of a particular individual for example a career promotion.
both If you are of competitive nature they will make you work harder.
How are you supposed to know if you care for something or want something if you don't have envy nor jealousy??
learning to cope with feelings is the challenge of life.
Jealousy is not necessary for me to know that I need nourishment to survive.
If I do not attain it I will wither away and die.
Jealousy is not necessary for me to eat right and stay healthy.
Certain health issues will arise if I do not.
Jealousy is not needed for me to put forth effort in certain endeavors.
Even though excellence is no guarantee for a reward, if certain situations arise, excellence may keep one employed or at least make sure one has mastery of certain skills for one's own benefit.