Absolutely. It’s hard to open our hearts to the world and possibility if we don’t feel we deserve it. Self-compassion is the starting point for wanting to help others.
Another post I wrote might resonate https://medium.com/the-happy-startup-school/the-happiness-trap-finding-the-balance-between-money-and-meaning-32d2da44d109
Thanks for the thoughts Sarai. We’ve learnt the hard way that community management is a role in itself and so needs our full attention which comes at a cost.
Whilst the membership is a paid one (and we believe $30 a month is a small price to pay), we still give away a lot for free to the majority of people following us – our…
The first thing is awareness – getting very specific about what those values are.
Once you know your core values they’ll be your gut check whenever you have to make a decision.
For example one of our values is ‘make it fun’. If an opportunity comes our way and doesn’t get us excited, we won’t do it…