MINDSET OF THE MONTH-LIVE TO GIVE
The Live to Give mindset teaches the importance of serving others while maximizing our own potential. It tells us that abundance in life is a cycle: that, in order receive love, respect, and nancial security, we must rst learn to give those things to others. This mindset also teaches us that the greatest gift we can ever give is to nd and leverage our unique genius to maximize our positive impact on the world, knowing the good things will be returned to us in kind. In the lessons for this mindset, we guide students to think about the impact they want to make and the legacy they want to leave. The 4 critical components of Live to Give:
1. Stretch Yourself – Live to Give can sound a bit selsh. While the best way to get what we want is to give what we can, the real point is to give because it is the right thing to do. When we live our best lives, we do the things we’re great at and get the best results. These results benet us as well as others and the world around us, and that is the reason to do it. Oprah Winfrey gives millions of dollars to charity, but none of that will likely impact the world as much as the inspiration her talk show provided to billions. Great teachers have an immense impact simply by being great teachers. We give the most simply by being our best and living our ultimate lives.
2. Make a Difference – The easiest and quickest way to feel better and become happier is to help someone else. Similarly, the best way to bring more good things into our lives is to start giving. When we do this, we create value with your life and begin to receive value in return. In order to start or expand the ow of abundance in our lives, we must simply start making a difference every day in every little way that we can.
3. Receive Gracefully – One of the hardest things for people to deal with when they start living their dreams is that they’re uncomfortable receiving the new and wonderful things that come into their lives. They may not feel worthy or know how to react. As a result, when opportunity knocks or people want to help them, they shut the door and don’t allow themselves to accept what the universe is offering them. The problem is that these gifts could be a source of adding joy, fulllment, and opportunity to their lives. If we don’t receive gracefully, we cut off the cycle of giving and limit our own potential. 4. Leave a Legacy – The only thing left when we leave this life is the impact we had on others and the world. The true meaning of our lives is only apparently when it transcends us. That’s why it’s vital to nd those things that we’re passionate about and orient our lives around the legacy we want to leave. We must make our lives transcend us.