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Don’t Be A Scrooge – If you want abundance, give it away (Episode 31)

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Have an abundance mindset.  How can you live in a way that recognizes the Law of Attraction, and raise your children to be generous in life?

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Where are the @FieldTripGypsies this week?  Rockin it in Miami after a few weeks in the Florida Keys!

Wanna check out Nathan’s orb spider?   Here you go

“If you want love and abundance in your life, give it away.”  Mark Twain

This quote pulls the focus off of the individual and puts it on the world.  Give freely and abundantly, and it’s amazing what comes back to you.

This is a daily practice – not just one and done.  It’s regular emotional tithing.

Here is last weeks’ blog post:

Natural Consequences, Discipline…or Punishment”

Are you asking for a kush life, but not recognizing the opportunities that develop your perspective?

Expectations are premeditated resentments.  Be open to the opportunities that may be around you that you don’t expect.

There are little signposts – or alerts – along the way that can affirm your path.

Original Post on abundance: 10 Essential Lessons For Life: The Abundance Mentality 

I can play country…but I’m hippie at heart.  Nathan Logsdon

If you want more coming in, open yourself up to invest in others.

When we only look at the surface, we lose.  Look deeper for true connection.

If you haven’t checked it out yet, explore the Namaste Personality Snapshots for your family.

Want to visit Nashville?  Well, here is our house on AirBnB

Co-Creating At It’s Best – Dr. Wayne Dyer, Esther Hicks, and Abraham: 

“Use whatever excuse you can to vibrate in harmony with those things you’ve been saying you want.  And when you do, those things that are a vibrational equivalent flow into your experience in abundance.    Not because you deserve it, but because it’s the natural consequence of the Law of Attraction.  That which is like unto itself is drawn.”  Esther Hicks

You follow your fears.  If you are stuck living in the fear of losing something, or something horrible happening…or living in the past pains…switching this script makes a huge impact on what your future will hold. 

Once you are able to love yourself, you are able to love people beyond what you dreamed possible.  It boils down to accepting that you are who you are, and you have a purpose in this life.

The kid’s station on Pandora is the “It’s A Hard Knock Life Radio”

Sometimes we gain wealth only to “Ebeneezer Scrooge” it.  (Nathan)

Flip the script.  Change your perspective and point of view. 

And for your children, don’t let your fears get in the way of them embracing life.  Don’t fill them with a world of “can’t”.  There is a world of “can.”

Sometimes we can get so lost in our own misery that we forget there are others out there.  Everybody has a story.

Have You Filled a Bucket series

Want a full gift guide of books for kids?  Check this out:

“Where your focus goes, energy flows.”  Tony Robbins

We choose “Logsdon Love Day” every day.  Every day is an opportunity to celebrate what we have.  To be grateful.  Not just an obligatory holiday feel-good. 

As you pour into others, its amazing how rich you will feel.

It doesn’t mean you have to hold onto every gift out of obligation.  Pay it forward.

And when you give, give and let go.  Don’t hold on to the expectations of how it will be received.

Help each other.  Love each other.  Love yourself, and give grace.

Your challenge – Pick someone every day to give to.  No agenda, no reciprocity, no reason.  Give randomly and generously just because. 

Give anonymously.  This is a wonderful little book to share with the girls about Santa when they start to question it all. I love that what it highlights is that yes, Santa is real, and it’s a name for people who give in secret. The focus isn’t in the person, but what being “Santa” is really about. It’s about being secretive because the real gift of giving is the joy it gives to others. It states “Saint Nicholas was the first Santa Clause, but anyone who shares the SPIRIT of the holiday through giving is a Santa”.  Check out “The Wonderful Truth About Santa”

Four key areas we discussed:

  1. Drop your expectations.  Abundance may come in a different way than you anticipated.
  2. Don’t have a scarcity mentality.  Don’t attract your greatest fears.
  3. Fill people’s buckets.  Look for how you can give and invest in others.
  4. Accept giving with gratitude.  Not just for what the gift is, but that someone else thought of you – be a gracious receiver.

Care for some Q&A?  Hit us with any questions you have, and we’ll send you a personal email response back and may address it on a future podcast!  Simply email Ashley directly at [email protected]

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*Podcast music by the awesome Renee & Jeremy who cover “Put a Little Love In Your Heart” by Jackie DeShannon.  Props to both of them for this beautiful rendition that epitomizes what I want for families!

About the author, Ashley Logsdon


Ashley Logsdon is a Family and Personality Styles Coach and Lifelong Learner. She and her husband Nathan are RVing the States and unschooling their 3 girls. Her mission is to shift the mindsets of families from reaction to intention, and guide them in creating the family they love coming home to. Looking deeper than the surface, we assess the strengths, triggers, and simplifying your lifestyle so you truly recognize how the uniqueness in each of us strengthens all of us.

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