24 Jan Being Well Podcast: Creating an Abundance Mindset
There are so many different forces in our brains, bodies, and culture as a whole that move us toward the experience of scarcity – that something is missing, that we don’t have enough, and that we never will have enough. The feeling of scarcity both feels bad in itself, and is also the creator and amplifier of so many other challenges we face.
2:35: Defining scarcity and abundance
6:45: Why are we predisposed towards scarcity?
17:05: When to relax and expand
20:20: Scarcity at the cultural level
26:20: Critique of promoting an “abundance mindset” and a practical definition
30:45: Orienting to a sense of abundance
38:05: Motivating with punishment vs reward
40:55: Abundance in objectively difficult times
47:15: Specific ways to shift from scarcity to abundance
58:45: A sense of wonder and groundedness
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