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How Do You Get Your Friends to Stop Flirting With Each Other? How Do You Get Your Friends to Stop Flirting With Each Other?

This week we have a woman who gets along with men well in a platonic way, but recently introduced a flirty gal pal to the mix. Can she get them to stop flirting with each other? Or does she need to get over it?

My Girlfriend Is Jealous of My Girl Friend My Girlfriend Is Jealous of My Girl Friend

This week we have a man with a female best friend, but his girlfriend is getting jealous.

How to Stop Being Jealous of Your Colleagues' Success How to Stop Being Jealous of Your Colleagues' Success

“ATTENTION ARTISTS: sometimes your friends will have successes, and you’ll be jealous, even if you don’t want to be,” says author and Dinosaur Comics creator Ryan North in an inspirational Twitter thread. He has two tips for dealing with that jealousy, which apply to anyone who’s envied a colleague:

Learn From Your Career Rivals to Avoid Jealousy and Improve Yourself Learn From Your Career Rivals to Avoid Jealousy and Improve Yourself

TV sitcoms have taught us that if someone’s doing better than you at your career, your goal should be to crush them with righteous fury. While that makes for a great story, learning from them will probably help more.

Work Past Jealousy by Asking for Advice Work Past Jealousy by Asking for Advice

Jealousy and envy can be nasty feelings, but manage them the right way, and you can actually use these feelings to your advantage. Next time you feel envious of someone, move past it and learn something in the process by asking that person for advice.

The Biggest Wastes of Time We Regret When We Get Older The Biggest Wastes of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t spending too much time on Twitter or mismanaging my daily tasks. Those are bad habits, but there are bigger, more systematic time wasters that have really gotten in the…

Practice "Benign Envy" To Make Your Jealousy More Useful Practice "Benign Envy" To Make Your Jealousy More Useful

It’s normal to be a little jealous of someone else every once in a while. The big question is what you do with that feeling. If you’re jealous of someone, but know that you could achieve the same thing if you tried, practicing “benign envy” could help.

How to Deal With People Who Undermine Everything You Do How to Deal With People Who Undermine Everything You Do

Years ago, a friend introduced me to someone who asked what I did for a living. “I work on an online video series,” I said. It was hard work, it required lots of planning, researching and interviewing, and it was how I paid the bills. My friend chimed in, “She’s a vlogger,” then giggled. I didn’t quite understand what…

Make The Most of Your Jealous Feelings by Breaking Them Down Make The Most of Your Jealous Feelings by Breaking Them Down

Jealousy can make us resentful, ungrateful, and bitter. It's not a fun feeling, but all of us experience it every now and then. Next time jealousy creeps up on you, break it down to turn it into something more productive.

Four Ways to Use Your Dark Side for Good (and Fight Evil in Others) Four Ways to Use Your Dark Side for Good (and Fight Evil in Others)

Everyone has a dark side, but that's not a bad thing–you just need to know how to use it for good. Think of it this way: Batman has more anger issues than any therapist can cure, but he channels those to make the world a better place. There's no reason you can't do that too...you know, minus the billions of dollars…

Embrace Your Jealousy So You Can Grow from It Embrace Your Jealousy So You Can Grow from It

Jealousy is an ugly emotion, one that can easily get out of control. Maybe the green-eyed monster has something to show us, though, if we dig a little deeper.

There Will Always Be Someone Younger Than You Doing It Better There Will Always Be Someone Younger Than You Doing It Better

And that's okay. No matter what stage you are in life or how sensitive you are about your age, there will come a time when you realize, damn that kid's much better or farther along than I am.

How to Deal with Workplace Envy How to Deal with Workplace Envy

How do you feel when one of your sales colleagues closes a big deal? Or when a fellow manager is recognized for leading one of the best projects in the company? Or when a coworker is selected for a special assignment or training program? The politically correct answer is that we're supposed to feel pleased.

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