Being generous is the opposite of a scarce-aholic, I think. Living from a place of abundance, sharing what you have -- whatever that is -- listening, vulnerability, emotions, service, finances.
I hoped this image could capture a bit of my struggle. The line of circles extends over time, beginning at a certain size, remaining about the same until suddenly smaller, but almost immediately -- begins to grow again, and faster.
It feels scary to be generous, in whatever capacity you offer, like you'll be shrinking or uncomfortable or be stuck with less.
Sometimes that happens, but more often, I hear it grows instead. Growing in understanding, intimacy, healing, connection, safety, sustenance. More than enough to go around. The goal isn't more for yourself, but more for us.