the Creative Money blog
When you have financial goals and dreams that you never seem to reach, it might be because you’re resisting something in your current situation. You might have resentment or guilt over past money mistakes. Or you might have always told yourself that you’re not good with money. Or, you might be afraid to even admit what you really want, because it would disrupt your life so drastically—so you focus on the money aspects and remain disappointed.
When we don’t feel grounded in our personal power, it tends to affect the decisions we make about money. Our sense of personal power affects so many areas—our self-worth and self-esteem; as well as our self-confidence when we stand as individuals.
Many people become so identified with their primary tribe or community that they become intimidated when placed in situations where they must stand on their own. And when you’re afraid of standing on your own, you avoid being powerful when it comes to money. (more…)
One thing that comes up when you work with people and money is that sometimes people think they don’t deserve to have all of the money they want. This might expand out to other areas of life, such as denying yourself pleasure or enjoyment, or putting others ahead of your own needs. (more…)
I’ve been a financial planner and business owner for almost 16 years and traditional finance services annoys me. Yes, there are good people there. But for the most part, it’s sucky. It’s about minimum investments and products and insurance and asset management and BLAH-BLAH-BLAH……
You start to feel like if you don’t meet someone’s minimum requirements, you can’t play. Or if you don’t have 6 months’ of expenses, Suze Orman is going to kick you out of the conversation. (more…)
If you’ve ever experienced money struggles (and who hasn’t?), sometimes it’s hard to get out of survival mode and into a prosperity mindset. I know that when I was going through a rough financial time, it was important to understand my personal dynamic before I could move forward in prosperity. (more…)Next Page »