I learned that saying decades ago from a friend and a nurse who also taught me, “What you Think About, you Bring About.” A wise woman, to be sure!
Like most people, I forget (or don’t want) to ask for what I need. Simply admitting that I have needs makes me look vulnerable, and probably I’m concerned about looking week and not having it “all together” in front of other people. It’s a common difficulty we human’s face.
But today I’m going to practice asking for what I need more boldly. I’m having a marvelous summer and for a 2-month-old business, Co-Create 4 Life is doing remarkably well (although we have a lot of work to do to meet the goals I’ve set for the business!).
Currently, my needs are more personal than work-related. So, here’s what I need right now, in the middle of summer, 2019. . .
- A financially secure, spiritually balanced tenant for the apartment in the lower level of our home! Someone who can easily afford the $1000/month rent AND whose life and energies I can encourage and support! If you know that person, please send them my way!
- Someone to help with Jack when I have a minor surgery later this summer – probably spend the day with him and make sure he has supper – while I have my procedure and recover overnight.
- An exercise partner (here, in Eden Prairie) who might like to use the Eden Prairie Community Center pool and exercise facility with me once or twice each week.
What do you “need” in your life? Are you willing to boldly put your requests out there so the Universe can respond to you? Are you willing to be vulnerable enough to risk looking “needy” when you’d rather appear completely “pulled together?”
Today I’m ready. Will you join me?