In John David Mann’s and my Go-Giver book series we discuss the fifth and final law, that of Receptivity and how challenging it can be for so many.
In one sense, the abundance of lack messages permeating our daily lives can create a focus on what is missing rather than on all the natural prosperity surrounding us.
Then, there are worthiness issues that rear their ugly heads from time-to-time. “Am I deserving enough to receive?”
Adding to the above receptivity challenges is that they both typically work on an unconscious level where the person is not even aware that the issues exist!
There’s another aspect to receptivity though that can also stand in the way. While it’s on more of a conscious level, it also means we knowingly have to face some possible fears.
Receptivity can be a fragile thing, because to be receptive, you must leave yourself open. Keeping yourself genuinely open to a yes also means you expose yourself to a possible no.
Perhaps this is the most challenging thing about being receptive: it means allowing yourself to be vulnerable.
The key is to embrace that vulnerability and, rather than letting potentially uncomfortable experiences diminish your joy and sense of fulfillment, let them deepen your ability to receive the abundance you desire.
Your thoughts? We’d love to…receive them.
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