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“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
I love this quote from Albert Einstein and when it comes to money, we all make money mistakes.
Not only do we make mistakes but then we feel horrible about them and ourselves.
Can you relate? Have you ever struggled with being critical of yourself over a money mistake? Are you weighed down with regret over what you did or didn’t do? Do you keep thinking and thinking and thinking, going round and round wishing you’d done things differently?
Me too! To make it worse […]
Talking money of course!
A big reason why many couples argue about money involves differing values and conflicting goals which leads into a battle of; “I’m right … your wrong!”
Here’s why this happens: most couples do not have “Money Talks”. Sure they talk about money in varying degrees – but they don’t get into the ‘nitty gritty’ of their numbers and how the other person feels.
Let’s face it, when cashflow is good, money arguments usually are few – if any.
But when cashflow changes (usually due to less money coming in or expenses going up) […]
When it comes to basic money management most of us know what we are ‘supposed’ to do, you know the basics; spend less than you earn – save for an emergency – and invest for your future.
However, establishing ‘good’ habits around money is easier said than done, for a whole lot of reasons!
Managing your money and other important things in your life (like an exercise or eating healthy program) takes discipline. And guess what, discipline isn’t a natural state for everyday or everyone. Oh, and let’s add the guilt and shame that you carry […]
Did you know that research shows that opposites tend to attract to each other in relationships?
The crazy thing is that when it comes to money and certain spending habits; savers, who commonly spend less than they would like to spend, and spenders who generally spend more than they would rather spend, tend to marry each other, in fact that’s true for me!
We are more likely to be attracted to partners who possess characteristics different to those we don’t really like in ourselves. You’d think that they would complement each other and you’d […]
“Attitude is everything, so pick a good one!”
“Is your glass half full or half empty?”
“A bad attitude is like a flat tire, if you don’t change it you’ll never go anywhere”
“Change I can’t into I can and pretty soon you will say… I did!”
We have all seen these quotes hundreds of times, but do we always heed this advice?
Our minds are so powerful to help us control our feelings and our actions, which inevitably becomes our results. It’s a good thing, well that is if you are happy with the way your life is.
Want to know what the biggest barriers are to having success with money, our finances, goals and dreams?
It’s the BS stories that we tell ourselves of why we can’t.
Those stories stop us from really getting honest with ourselves and we have conditioned ourselves to believe in all kinds of things such as;
“Its’s too late, I don’t know how, I’m too old/young/male/female, All the things in my past are keeping me from doing what I need to do today…”
Are you hanging on to old stories and playing the blame game? If you typecast […]
When it comes to attracting either more money or having more success, I’ve found what is really stopping us from living our dreams is limiting beliefs. Unknowingly (in most cases) we allow our fears and doubts to sabotage our success. And one thing I know for sure is that our beliefs are blueprints for our reality.
This mindset includes all your beliefs, values and experiences you’ve had so far… the […]
Summer is here and this is a time when we drift off in the sun, relaxing and having fun. We take time off work to spend with family and friends and feel fully stress-free for a few weeks. Some of you may even would love to have this lifestyle all year around! Well you can if you really want it. Let me tell you about a little thing you may have heard about… “The Law of Attraction” and how it works in your financial picture.
The Law of Attraction is defined as […]