For most of my life, the phrase “mind your own business,” has been full of negative energy and sharp barbs. Whether I was the one saying it or the one it was being said to, its full intention was to cause separation. The kind of separation that felt like a big, vault-sized door had been slammed and then you stood there…all alone.
No doubt, that kind of minding your own business was definitely something you had to do from a distance.
But these days, I’ve come to believe that minding your own business is one of the greatest ways to connect and draw genuinely closer to what’s most important in your life.
Because when you mind your own business, when you attend to the important details of your own life, you bring a more full and complete energy to your life and all that’s in it. From that place of fullness and completeness, you then have much more to give.
And what you have to give is clean and free. You give what you give because it is in your heart to do so.… Continue reading