Alec, Isabelle and Magnus were friends for over a decade. Right from their schooling till they graduated these three were thick as thieves. Magnus was the hard working student, made time for friends, worked a shift post college to support his parents. Naturally, he’d be on a timer always. There are 24 hours in a day and Magnus makes the best out of it.

Magnus always was doing something and had something to look forward to. There was never a time that he had nothing to do. Alec and Isabelle would envy him for that.

What just happened?

Like Alec and Isabelle, we envy our friends or colleagues who are doing a lot i.e. utilizing their time very well. We don’t see the part where the person is running on all cylinders by working hard.

What could have happened?

It’s easy to have this feeling of envy within you. Before you could be envious, understand what the other person is doing and analyze if you could pull this off for even a week. I’m sure you’ll get clarity.

This post is written as part of the annual A to Z Challenge where for each day of April (except Sundays) I shall write a post based on the letters part of 26 alphabets. 

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Friends are good. Enemies are bad. Frenemies are…..?
Murphy and Raven have been good friends. Raven thinks Murphy is such a good friend and has always stood by her no matter what. Murphy on the other hand considers Raven sometimes as a friend and sometimes as an foe.
Raven is better than Murphy in studies. This made Murphy jealous of her and these led to arguments and these arguments turn into fights. Jealousy does that. Friends are friends for a while they can turn into an enemy the very next day. 
Frenemies are worse than the enemies. As enemies are known but Frenemies are hard to identity. 
This applies at work too. Even when co-employees are best friends, one getting promotion is not taken well by the other co-employee. The frenemy will  have a fake laugh during the celebration.
Friends are friends when they are equal. The moment one gets more successful professionally or more happy personally, not all can take it the right way. Friends get jealous and jealousy turns into making them frenemy. These frenemies will be happy in your sadness but pretend that they’re sad. 
What just happened?
Friends turn into frenemies when they become selfish and personal needs and wants takes over the friendship. They can’t be happy for their friend’s success and they don’t want to be the one to adjust.
What could have happened?
Being happy in others happiness. Don’t compare your life with them, live the life together.  Everyone has a different chart to create and acquire. Compare your today with your yesterday, not with your friends today and tomorrow. Happy are those that have friends and near ones that celebrate each milestone you achieve.

This post is written as part of the annual A to Z Challenge where for each day of April (except Sundays) I shall write a post based on the letters part of 26 alphabets. 

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Bluff.

Barney and Robin had been friends for over a decade. Robin always had been the one speaking honestly and being truthful. Barney would manipulate as per situations and would find it tough to be honest about almost anything.

If Robin wants to go to a new restaurant and Barney doesn’t want to, he’d bluff her by mentioning that he’s already been to that place. The same applies to movies, random meetings and many more situations. On the other hand, Robin will always be honest. If she doesn’t want to meet because she wants to chill at home, then that’s what she will say.

What just happened?

This is a classic case of bluffing which will then turn into manipulating and lying in order to escape from every situation.

What could have been?

I’ve been on both ends and I can tell you that bluffing, lying and manipulating will bring Barney nothing. Only stress and tension. Being truthful like Robin however brings clarity. Yes, people won’t like your answer. They might feel like you are ignoring them and might even distance themselves from you.

But don’t you worry. The real ones will stick back. They’ll be annoyed but won’t leave your side. Being honest is a blessing to your mind. It helps you be positive, stay motivated and plan for the future.

This post is written as part of the annual A to Z Challenge where for each day of April (except Sundays) I shall write a post based on the letters part of 26 alphabets. 

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