7 minutes | Dec 29, 2016

Giving Isn’t Just About the Holidays – IMM002

Giving Isn't Just About the Holidays The holiday season is a wonderful time of year. It means so many things to so many people. First and foremost for many people it is about celebrating their religion. For others, it’s about celebrating with friends and family, giving, or helping others. For many, it’s about a new start and plans for what will come. It is a time that conjures up good feelings and a time where many feel generous to help others. It's a Universal Law People that are “givers” or “help others” or practice “benevolence” that are success oriented do not do it once a year around the “giving time.” It is part of who they are and what they do on an ongoing basis. If you are a religious or spiritual person, you’ll find many examples of this precept of your faith. It has been said that “you can get anything you want in life if you help enough others get what they want.” If you add the element of selfless giving to your mindset, you will have a complete philosophy that will serve you well throughout your life and your profession. You must help others without expecting an immediate return, or even any return at all! So, the amended statement should read “you can get anything you want if you help others get what they want and if you do so with no expectations of a return.” Helping other people, giving of yourself, and generosity, are really a universal law that all successful people understand and employ. To be the best that you can be, you must learn to be selfless. When you help others, not only are you doing something positive, you are also creating mutually beneficial relationships. To put it simply, when you help others, they're inclined to help you. It's Karma Helping others is like karma; eventually, the good efforts you put out toward helping others will eventually circle back to you. Your acts of altruism will almost always have the unforeseen side effect of bringing benefits to you. You will find that people will be more inclined to help you achieve your goals and doors of opportunity will open for you. The reverse also holds true. Unsuccessful people tend to be self-absorbed. Their only thought is reaching their own goals and they don’t think about the person to whom they are interacting with. From time to time, they may have some successes. But, these successes are not sustainable in the long term as their true selfish character even
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