WHy having an intrinsic value mindset will bring more success to your life
This topic comes up quite organically today as I continue my entrepreneurial pursuits.
Intrinsic value mindset
Extrinsic value mindset
Intrinsic value is something that inherently has value in itself. Let's use FRIENDSHIP for our example.
Extrinsic value is something that has value because it brings us something. Let's use MONEY for example.
Now most of us in life have by nature associated our driving forces with extrinsic value with statements and beliefs like: I want to make so much money to be able to support my family. OR I want to make X amount of money to get this car and I'm going to work so hard. OR When I make X amount of money and X,Y,Z happens in my life I know I will be successful.
This path can lead to suffering at times because we are needing to attain something in order to feel good enough, successful enough, happy enough, proud enough.
Imagine that all those feelings were satisfied from the start of your incredible journey? This is what I believe that holding an intrinsic value mindset does.
In my life, I continuously strive to bring back my reason WHY to something intrinsic. For me my reason WHY is GROWTH. GROWTH is intrinsic - it has value inherently and it is something that happens regardless of how successful I appear, how much money I have, how many countries I've travelled to.
This mindset has released me from a lot of suffering. I used to compare myself to other people wishing I had X, Y, Z and swore I would work myself hard until I had those things. I used to compare myself to what other people had, how much better they appeared to be doing until I brought my reason why to an internal space.
I do what I do, in every single aspect of my life to support my intrinsic values like friendship, love, growth, support, flourishing, expansion, knowledge etc.
Having this mindset will allow you to carry an energy which is free from fear of failure or the suffering which lies in a life of constant comparison.
Show up for your partners, your friends, your coworkers, but most importantly, show up for your SELF!
If what you are doing isn't absolutely and completely lifting you up, you MUST reassess and go to an internal space to discover what must shift inside yourself.
I WANT TO KNOW YOUR WHY!
A. Why you are driven in life, business, relationships etc.
B. If you aren't coming from an intrinsic space, what could you connect with to inspire you that would release you from some of your suffering?
Can you identify the extrinsic value that you are connected to?
C. If you are connected to an intrinsic value, what is it!?
Hoping you find a message within what I share to support you on your unique journeys.
Her free-spirited and bubbly personality allow her to connect with people from all walks of life. She is a certified Life Coach, a writer, blogger and avid traveller who has difficulty leaving her house without her Nikon. She strives to serve, showing people how to get what they are most wanting in life whether it be physical, emotional, financial or spiritual.
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