Give and Get

The sages tell us that the best way to get what we want is to give it to others first. Sounds like an odd approach. How can we give something away that we don’t have?

The trick is to change the currency of exchange from material to emotional.

Instead of giving and getting stuff or situations, we give the emotion of the stuff or situations we want. If getting a new client, car, job, or any other success brings us feelings like freedom, acceptance, ease, forgiveness, and love, then we start by giving these emotions to others. This feels good to us, opens us up to all the ways the world works, and (strangely) speeds the material stuff and situations our way.


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