When you give something from your heart without expecting anything in return, you release a powerful force that will trigger your good deed to “bounce” back to you in amazing, and sometimes unusual ways.

Whenever possible, be generous in giving to others. You will notice that what you receive, or the return, will be more than what you give. As humans, we have the tendency to reciprocate what we receive. But don’t give for the sake of expecting something in return. Give freely from your heart, and the rewards would be greater.

The act of giving can summon the spirit of joy to come into your heart. How would you feel when you’ve given something to your less fortunate neighbors? Let me tell you that nothing could brighten up a day more than hearing them express their most heartfelt gratitude and seeing their smiles extend from ear to ear.   What you give doesn’t necessarily have to be something material. It can also be time, effort, talent, service, or even an affectionate feeling.

Just like all things in life, giving has its limitations. Being too generous can have its toll. Your kindness might be taken advantage of and people might abuse your good intentions. Beware of individuals who are continuously seeking your aid. It’s better to teach them how to solve their problems than to always attend to their needs.

Keep your good deeds to yourself. Don’t announce to the whole world that you’ve donated $100,000 to your favorite charity or that you’ve helped save a child from a life-threatening disease.  If you really desire to give, do it secretly and in private.  Some people write “anonymous” rather than their own names when they’ve made a contribution. The universe smiles upon these individuals, and they will get their just rewards in due time.

Consider this: If you are on the giving end, doesn’t it mean that you are in a  better position than the recipient? Doesn’t it complement your character?

 

 

 

Article Author: Smiljan Mori is the founder of MindOver™ Network, Brilliant solutions for Performance, Motivation and Happiness. He is also the creator of Big U Academy, , the Kitepreneur NetworkTM and Kitepreneur Lifestyle Academy. He has literally created a successful business and coaching empire from scratch and is a best-selling author and motivational speaker who brings unparalleled professional experience and the latest scientific research from neuroscience and positive psychology to audiences around the globe. He has shown more than 150,000 people from 50 countries how to change their lives for the better.

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