Becoming a conscious capitalist requires that you can see and understand your relationship to money, a that view sees abundance as a default possibility of exchange rather than always seeing scarcity and lack. Take a quick tour of your own relationship to money:
* Do you have a scarcity mentality, where a persistent thought of having no money leaves your stomach clenching? Perhaps your "survival voice" is dominant?
* Do you have an achievement mentality, where the thought of having lots of money makes your head swoon with visions of finally reaching peace of mind? Perhaps your "accumulation voice" is dominant?
* Do you have an abundance mentality, where the thought of having enough money to live comfortably makes your heart open? Perhaps your "sufficiency voice" is dominant?
Now the truth is we each have all of these voices, feelings and capacities that operate within us all the time. But be aware of what voice talks to you the most. When you feel yourself getting stressed (survival) or greedy (accumulation), feel the openness that comes when you relax into abundance while maintaining the confidence that you always have the capacity to survive, you always have the capacity to thrive. That hasn't left you. And it never will.
Article from Integral Life