FOX 13’s The Place: Jealousy & Envy

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Therapist Jessie Shepherd spoke on the consequences of jealousy.

Some of these consequences are:

-Creating a false ideas of reality
– Having less self acceptance
– Elevating cortisol, a stress hormone which increases swelling in brain.
-Losing focus on our goals

Here are some tips she shared to prevent envy/jealousy:
-Refocus on Goals
-Strive to be the Perfect you.
-Focus on the `Good`
-Celebrate the success of others
-Be the Cheerleader

You can get more great ideas from Jessie here. 

Jessie Shepherd is a Mental Health Counselor and owner of Blue Clover Therapy in Utah. She has a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Utah. Her focus is treating trauma, eating disorders and adjustment issues in adults, adolescents, children and their families. She utilizes Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Play Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Neurological Feedback.

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