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To give without expectations creates ease in your mind and body. A gift from the heart allows you to be in the present. Follow nature's example of giving freely and notice how your gifts are received and multiplied.
"No one has ever become poor by giving." Anne Frank
It's important to fill up your own well so that you can give with ease. Give yourself the time and attention you need so that you can easily share your gifts, time, and talents with others. Giving from a full well is the basis of wellness. The ease of giving comes naturally when you live in a state of abundance.
To increase your life force energy, give your body more ease. Stress blocks energy like a kink in a hose stops the flow of water. As soon as you get rid of a kink, the flow is immediately restored. Remove the kinks of tension in your body with yoga, deep breathing or massage and you'll return to your natural state of ease.
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Your aliveness is nurtured by radical self-care. An empty inner well doesn’t serve anyone because it eventually dries up from overuse. Your aliveness comes from finding your balance and living in harmony.
Declare “I am alive and well” as you reflect on this quote by Howard Thurman: “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
A well that is full has plenty to share and finds itself surrounded by beauty. It’s an inviting place to visit because it’s brimming with aliveness. Fill up your own well today by taking good care of yourself and notice how it naturally spills over and benefits others.
Wellness is an inside job. The image of filling up a well is the perfect metaphor for self-care. Imagine an empty well with nothing left to give as a way of remembering the value of restoring balance.
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