giving receiving

The 4 Experiences of Giving & Receiving

Does doing mean you’re giving? Can you receive by being active? Is it possible to give when something’s being done to you? Are you receiving if you’re passive? (*answers at the bottom of the page)

Most of us think that when we’re doing we’re giving.  And that’s true sometimes. But it’s also a little bit more complex than that.

Learn about 4 different kinds of giving and receiving. And the 2 essential questions that will help you understand which one you’re doing:

 

or Click to watch on YouTube


*The answer is yes to all of the questions! Learn more about Serving (when you give by doing), Taking (when you receive by doing), Allowing (when you give by being done-to), and Accepting (when you receive by being done-to)

The quadrants

Each quadrant in the Wheel Of Consent creates a different experience and teaches you something different about yourself. Learn more about each one:

Serving
Taking
Allowing
Accepting

Enjoyed reading this?

If you've found this page helpful you can get more tips and resources for better relating straight to your inbox. Sign up here and get my free How To Be Heard guide to start you off:

Explore more:

wheel of consent ask what you want

Needy, or necessary? Why is it so hard to ask for what you want?

If you find it hard to ask for what you want you’re not alone! Find out why this is, and a simple way you can make a change

Read More
burnout overgiving wheel of consent

4 practical ways you can avoid burnout or overgiving at work

Burnout and overgiving are some of the most common problems at work. Here’s how you can take steps to change that

Read More
follow your impulses wheel of consent

Think you’re impulsive? Here’s a 5-day challenge for you

Is being impulsive a bad thing? Learn why it’s good to follow your impulses with this simple, powerful – and fun – step by step guide.

Read More

Events & courses

Wheel Of Consent Workshop – 6-Week Online Series

June 5 – July 10 2022 with Robyn Dalzen. Learn embodied consent skills to ask for what you want, set clear boundaries, and be empowered

Read More