Learning to Accept Help is the Ultimate Super Power

It always feels better to say, yes

Kevin Swan
P.S. I Love You

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Everyone poops. It’s such a widely accepted first-day fact, they wrote a book about it. I’m almost 40-years old and I have to let someone know when I have to use the restroom. I’m also a husband, father, writer, and entrepreneur. You don’t need to have a terminal disease to learn the benefits of allowing others to help you succeed.

Batman had Robin. Butch Cassidy had the Sundance Kid. Hell, Walter White and Jesse Pinkman had their differences but in the end, they needed each other. The point is that every great hero needs a little help from time to time.

Accepting help is not that unlike the act of offering help. The ability to do either seems to be ingrained in our DNA. We all know people that are overly generous or helpful. They are the ones that offer to pick you up at the airport. Or always offer to help you move.

It’s so kind and selfless, it can be downright annoying.

We also know people that tend to be in crisis mode. They’re always a little messy, a little behind schedule, but always willing to accept the help they need.

No matter where your DNA puts you on the spectrum, take it from me — it takes a lot more strength to accept help than it does to offer it.

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Kevin Swan
P.S. I Love You

Razor sharp wit with a beautiful wife, a cute kid, and ALS. Founded A Life Story Foundation. I type with my EYES!