Be Number One

Are you in the habit of putting the needs of everyone else first? If so, you’re probably a little resentful and maybe even angry at those who don’t put you first. The problem with this is twofold: 1) Only you know what you really need and the same goes for...

Giving for Real

We’ve all heard the expression ‘the gift is in the giving’. That means that, when we give to others, we simultaneously receive a gift because giving is so satisfying. It makes us feel generous, kind and helpful. These are intangible, but very real...

Identified as a Helper?

Do you offer advice, try to fix other people and readily step in to take care of friends in need? These propensities are noble when they’re selfless, but egos can surreptitiously seek to reinforce their identities by offering their invaluable assistance....

True Giving

True giving asks for nothing in return. When you want something back, even credit for your generosity, it’s more of an exchange than a gift. When you give without expectation, the joy is in the giving, so you don’t have to wait until you get acknowledgment...

The Greatest Pleasures

Pursuing your own comfort and well-being is important. It’s good to enjoy the simple pleasures in life. But spending an inordinate amount of time chasing gratification will eventually leave you feeling empty. Real joy comes from knowing you’re expanding...

If You Want It, Give It.

If you feel you’re lacking something, the best way to bring it in to your life is to give it. Your actions create a vibration that attracts to you the same quality you offer. If you want supportive and positive friends, be one. If you want more love, be more...