Reeger Cortell, FNP-C is creating podcasts
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Dearest Listener,

A guiding principle for me in my life is whatever I desire in life, I always begin by giving that “thing” away. What you give, you receive. 

If I want to have happiness in my life, I begin by helping someone else experience happiness. If I want to be healthy, I first help someone else be healthy. If I want love, kindness, and friendship, I start by giving love, kindness, and friendship to those around me. 

In 2013 I wanted to listen to a podcast about bariatric surgery but no one was doing it, so, I started a podcast about bariatric surgery. I gave what I wanted to receive.

I did not launch my podcast because I wanted money.
My podcast has never been about making money. Which is why I’ve never had sponsors, ads, or commercials.

However, the reality is my podcast costs me money.
Each month I pay for web hosting, podcast hosting, and email list hosting. There are also equipment costs and general maintenance expenses. Beyond that, my website is in desperate need of updating but I cannot rationalize spending more money when I already spend money each and every month.

All of this brings me to why I have asked you to come here, to my Patreon page. I have thought about different ways to help cover my podcasting costs. Ironically, the one method that feels the most inline with my values is also the most awkward for me, because it involves me asking you, my listeners, for financial support. Up until this point, I have only been willing to spend my money. I have not been comfortable with receiving money. But the greater irony is that if I claim my guiding principle in life is to give what I wish to receive but I am unwilling to create an opportunity to receive then I am only living half my values!

You see the truth is if we are willing to give, we must also be willing to receive. We cannot have one without the other!!! In order to be a giver, one must have a willing receiver; In order to be a receiver, one must have a willing giver. That's how it works. That is life in balance.

Therefore, in line with my values of giving and receiving, (deep breath) I am creating an opportunity to receive financial support for my podcast. I am asking for your support to keep the podcast going.

Dear listener, if you feel that what I am creating gives to you and you want to give back, then please consider becoming a patron.

And no matter what, never forget, I believe in you,

Reeger

PS: If my words of giving in order to receive resonate with you, I want you consider what it is you desire in your own life and how you might begin by giving that “thing” away as your first step in receiving.

However, if you are going to try this life principle, here is an important truth to understand, what you give you MUST give unconditionally. Meaning, you must give freely, with no strings attached, no expectations of what might be returned to you nor when. You must give because giving is the right thing to do. Period. Then and only then do you create the opportunity for what you give to come back to you.


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Honestly, reaching this goal would be incredible for me. $500 per month not only covers my monthly podcasting costs but more than that, it represents the fact that I am creating something that you want to support. The concept of this warms my heart to no end. Once my expenses are covered then I will begin the process of hiring the help I need to update my website and other important aspects of having a podcast that exists to help people around the world who struggle with obesity.
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Dearest Listener,

A guiding principle for me in my life is whatever I desire in life, I always begin by giving that “thing” away. What you give, you receive. 

If I want to have happiness in my life, I begin by helping someone else experience happiness. If I want to be healthy, I first help someone else be healthy. If I want love, kindness, and friendship, I start by giving love, kindness, and friendship to those around me. 

In 2013 I wanted to listen to a podcast about bariatric surgery but no one was doing it, so, I started a podcast about bariatric surgery. I gave what I wanted to receive.

I did not launch my podcast because I wanted money.
My podcast has never been about making money. Which is why I’ve never had sponsors, ads, or commercials.

However, the reality is my podcast costs me money.
Each month I pay for web hosting, podcast hosting, and email list hosting. There are also equipment costs and general maintenance expenses. Beyond that, my website is in desperate need of updating but I cannot rationalize spending more money when I already spend money each and every month.

All of this brings me to why I have asked you to come here, to my Patreon page. I have thought about different ways to help cover my podcasting costs. Ironically, the one method that feels the most inline with my values is also the most awkward for me, because it involves me asking you, my listeners, for financial support. Up until this point, I have only been willing to spend my money. I have not been comfortable with receiving money. But the greater irony is that if I claim my guiding principle in life is to give what I wish to receive but I am unwilling to create an opportunity to receive then I am only living half my values!

You see the truth is if we are willing to give, we must also be willing to receive. We cannot have one without the other!!! In order to be a giver, one must have a willing receiver; In order to be a receiver, one must have a willing giver. That's how it works. That is life in balance.

Therefore, in line with my values of giving and receiving, (deep breath) I am creating an opportunity to receive financial support for my podcast. I am asking for your support to keep the podcast going.

Dear listener, if you feel that what I am creating gives to you and you want to give back, then please consider becoming a patron.

And no matter what, never forget, I believe in you,

Reeger

PS: If my words of giving in order to receive resonate with you, I want you consider what it is you desire in your own life and how you might begin by giving that “thing” away as your first step in receiving.

However, if you are going to try this life principle, here is an important truth to understand, what you give you MUST give unconditionally. Meaning, you must give freely, with no strings attached, no expectations of what might be returned to you nor when. You must give because giving is the right thing to do. Period. Then and only then do you create the opportunity for what you give to come back to you.


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