How to Create a Life of Perpetual Abundance
You can only have abundance if all of your most basic needs are covered- and, you can not skip steps if you want to maximize your performance.
A few weeks ago I wrote about “abundance”….
What does the word mean?
By definition it means this:
- A great or plentiful amount.
- The condition of being in rich supply.
- Degree of plentifulness.
Ah- so having enough…
And, if you have enough, you are living in abundance…
What is enough?
Well, according to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, when our Physiological Needs are taken care of, well, we have enough.
Those physiological needs are:
These are the basics- and once we have these, well, we have abundance.
But why is this not the case for so many today?
Well, for many, it is because these needs have never been in scarcity. Today, the majority of us in the US have these and always have.
So we never see them as abundance, we see them as expectation. As things we are entitled to.
But what is happening now, and I see this through coaching is that our desire to climb up the pyramid of needs, as portrayed by Maslow is moving us so far from the base of the pyramid (physiological needs) that we are trying to run to the top of the pyramid which is self-actualization, or meeting ones full potential that we are skipping steps.
Many today so badly want to maximize their full potential that they are: