Is it easier for you to give or to receive?
It may sound a little bit silly, but a lot of us struggle with receiving.
And for many, giving comes with fear. Let’s explore this a bit.
One is almost always easier than the other. Which one is easier for you? Do you know why? Can you recall a memory that shows this? It’s helpful to have it be a memory versus a concept. Think back…was there a time when there was hurt, fear, or sadness in giving and receiving?
Can you separate the situation from gift giving itself? They don’t have to be intertwined. It is common for a tough memory to leave us fearful and can change how we feel about ourself, not just the situation alone.
This week, see if you can take a little extra moment to focus on letting yourself give and receive.
Let me know how you did!