What’s the first step you need to accomplish before you can change any behavior? You have to obviously be aware of the behavior in question. That is why financial awareness is crucial if you want to change the state of your money. Essentially, you need to have a crystal clear awareness of where
As the old saying goes “Cluttered space is a cluttered mind”. The same applies to your finances. When you are lacking coherent organization or you have a messy financial system, it can lead to poor financial decisions. That’s because you are unclear about where you stand, you don’t know what bills
Do you often wonder where all your money went at the end of a pay period? Are you living from paycheck to paycheck? Is your spending out of control?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, a financial detox might be just what you need to get your financial life back on track.
A detoxification process
During the holidays I spent some time in sunny Florida and I had brought with me the book “Daring Greatly” (by Brené Brown) to read while relaxing at the beach. I heard about it when she was interviewed by Oprah last year.
The topic of the book revolves around vulnerability and how it is NOT a
Not every household has someone bringing in a six-figure income. Living well on a modest salary can be a challenge, but it certainly isn’t impossible.
Try out these frugal tips for living well, regardless of the size of your income or bank account:
1. Forget about the neighbors.The social world can be highly
Have you ever wondered if you are a good money manager? One way to find out is to ask yourself if you would hire someone exactly like you to take care of your personal money and make your financial decisions. If the answer is a loud No, then you just confirmed to yourself that you
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Most of our money issues could be tamed if we master the art of mindful spending!
What’s mindful spending you ask ? Well, it’s a term that I intuitively came up with to define a state of increased awareness when
One of the first exercises I do with my clients as part of our money coaching sessions is to calculate their current net worth (the total of what they own minus the total of what they owe). We then use this figure as our benchmark to measure their financial progress. By recalculating that number a
Since the beginning of this new year, I have attended quite a few workshops, webinars and have been reading a lot of self-development material… Somehow, a common thread in all these events have been the Law of Attraction formulated in one way or another… and it’s really making me think a lot about how to
That’s a question that many have previously pondered upon and each one of us will feel differently about it. There’s no black or white answer…
Personally, I think money buys pleasures… but many of us often confuse pleasures and happiness. The main difference is that pleasures are short-lived and come from an outside source, whereas happiness is more of