As the holiday season of “giving” is upon us, many old programs and limiting beliefs begin to rise to the surface. The most prominent one I encounter is the age old saying of “Its better to give than to receive”…
How many times did you hear that line as a child or even a young adult, especially during the holiday season?
This type of limiting belief plays a major role in how you not only approach the holiday season of “giving” but also how you choose to “receive” throughout the entire year!
Three steps to reprogramming limiting beliefs
How do you respond when someone pays you a compliment?
Do you simply say “Thank You” or do you have a whole story about why you are unwilling to receive that compliment? If this sounds like you, then this old, limiting belief is ready to be reprogrammed.
What about when someone hands you a gift out of the kindness of their heart, as maybe it brings them a sense of joy in offering this gift to you. Yet, you have no gift to offer in return, how do you respond? Do you respond with guilt for not having a gift to offer in exchange or do you simply receive their gift as an act of Love?
Think about your own behaviors around giving and receiving.
It goes beyond gifts and reaches deep down in your beliefs, your programs and applies to ALL aspects of your life….
How do you receive money? Do you graciously accept the gift of energy exchange or does this gift come with strings and stories of whether you feel deserving or worthy of the sense of freedom that money brings with it?
What about love?
How do you receive love from others?
Are you involved in a relationship where there is an equal exchange of love? Or do you see the pattern of one doing more giving or receiving than the other? Then turn and look at your Self, how do you show Love to your Self?
Are you gracious and kind towards your Self or is your internal conversation filled with negative self chatter of worth or unhappiness?
If any of these scenarios resonate with you, then its time to reprogram those old, limiting beliefs of “It’s better to give than receive.”
Let’s explore the 3 Steps to Reprogramming.
Accept that a limiting belief exists within your thinking mind and that you have the power within YOU to make positive changes.
Stop Resisting the very thing in which you repel!
In other words, the harder you “try” to Not do something, the more ways in which the Law of Attraction or other Universal Laws go to work to continually bring to you never ending means in which to continue your resistance story.
Change the way in which you see things through the eyes of your limiting belief. The easiest way in which to reprogram a limiting belief is to shift your perception.
What you seek, you will always find! If you shift your perception away from, “it’s better to give than to receive” to something like “its just as much fun to receive as it is to give,” you open your Self to receive all the gifts and treasures that are your birthright!!
Open your Self to receive Love, the highest gift you can give to your Self and to others.
Love creates Miracles…will you open to receive yours?