I am open to allowing others to help me.

I am open to allowing others to help me because I know we are stronger as a community than as individuals.

I have a limited amount of time and energy; we all do. I let go of the idea that I somehow should be able to do and be everything. I increase my productivity by being selective about where I devote myself.

Yet even so, sometimes the demands of life require that I ask for help. Because I know that it is a sign of maturity to recognize when I need help, I am unafraid to ask for it.

We all have our strengths and weaknesses. When I admit where my weaknesses lie and allow someone else to come in and shore me up in those areas, I become stronger and better able to deal with any challenge I may be facing.

In return I share my strengths with others so we may all be stronger. When others genuinely need my help, I am eager to give it.

We are like migrating geese. The journey of life can be far too demanding if I insist on being the one in the front all the time, guiding everyone else and diverting the wind away from them.

I take my turn, but then I step back, knowing that in order to maintain momentum and complete my tasks, I must be tuned in to my own limits.

Self-Reflection Questions:

1. Am I able to gauge when I need help?
2. What excuses do I need to let go of so I can ask for help when I need it?
3. Have I surrounded myself with people whose strengths compliment my weaknesses?

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