IT’S OKAY TO BE SELFISH
IT’S (MORE THAN) OKAY TO BE SELFISH!
Bet you didn’t see that one coming… did you?
Yep! Forget what your well meaning parents, care-givers, and teachers told you… being SELFISH is FABULOUS!
Now, before you get upset and try to defend the concept of why it’s important to put others first… think of it like this for just a bit…
When someone says “You’re selfish!” what they’re really saying is… “How dare you put your own wants and needs above mine? If you loved me (our family, relationship, etc.) you would put my desired experience above yours!”
So, I say… IT’S OKAY TO BE SELFISH…
Although it may appear that we are behaving in a negative way to others, when we are in a “selfish” mindset, it is usually a clear indicator that we are aligned with our vision, and that we are NOT going to be easily deterred from going after, and experiencing it.
Now think, how do you feel when you’re aligned with your vision, and are going after it?
Eager, excited, brimming with possibility, more pep-in-your-step, maybe?
And do you think these emotions make you more or less pleasant to be around or deal with?
When we are selfish first (putting serving our needs and wants above others)… we actually end-up with more love, energy, patience and understanding to share with those we love.
So, the next time someone calls you “selfish!” say “Thank you.” and go on about your merry way.
CHALLENGE FOR THE WEEK :: Be MORE selfish… and watch how much more love, peace, and happiness you have in your system to share.