Macedonia: Meme of the Day – on Envy

Jasna Soptrajanova Vrteva posted this message on her Facebook profile [MKD]: “When tempted to envy someone – they've a charmed life, they have it so easy … and they're always cheerful, joyful, smiling, in high spirits … – stop and think: they might have a charmed life because they work very hard. And they might be cheerful because they fight hard to stay sane, and also not to burden others with problems that might be even bigger than yours.” Many Macedonian social media users republished this quote, which seems to resonate with their general worldview. On Twitter, it took the form of this image [MKD].

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