Defining abundance

Below are some of the definitions submitted by the community so far:

What does “mindset of abundance” mean to you?

“Believing that we already have the resources around us to fulfill the most basic needs of ourselves and our community and to also fill ourselves with joy and meaning. The opposite of deficit, deficiency, bereft.”

— J.C.

“It is a feeling of calm, peace and safety. It is a feeling of expansion, of deep breathing, where everything is possible and everything exists right now, without needing to do anything. To desire anything.”

— B.L.

“A freeing feeling of being able to accomplish important tasks and goals”

— A.B.

“When you feel deeply connected to the world and to others around you, you can feel this free flowing energy between you, a shared wonder and joy.”

“The psychological consequence of thinking that one has agency, and exercising that agency”

— D.G.

“It is overlooking the top of mountains, feeling the wide expanse and never ending beat of the ocean, enjoying the simple beauty of a flower, marveling at the richness of a yolk moon. I love nature, and nature shows us its abundance in its constancy and diversity, its seasons and harmonies, its very gift of being.”