MONEY mindset work requires a deep examination of the choices you make, both with your financial resources but also your energetic ones.
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Money does not equal love.
It can be so many forms of chasing your emotional tail when it comes to MONEY and your creative career. Each accomplishment pushing a key part of your creative vision further away. Or so it seems.
When in doubt, learn more.
There may come a point in your money journey where the overwhelm kicks in, the path divides, and the step forward becomes uncertain. The best part of the financial journey is that it is one that grows in strength as it grows in wisdom. As you learn more, you gain more. As you gain more, you learn more. These are siblings to keep you company on your path.
Trust the exhale.
Say, you plop a big chunk of change down on something you love, that vintage album you could never find, that apartment you swore you could never afford, that dream trip that finally felt right. ike they are the new normal.
Examine the quick fix.
t can be easy to fixate on the first answer to your request. The one that pings first, right away, as if just waiting for you to ask. But what if it’s not?
Spend with your future self in mind.
The challenge when it comes to spending is that we only know what has already happened. The beautiful thing about life, especially in a creative career, is that you really don’t know what is coming. You have an idea, you have a vision, you have an inkling, but until it happens, you have no idea what’s next.
Public enemy #1
When it comes to MONEY MONSTERS, it’s easy to fixate on all the ways they hold you back. The ways they keep you from things you are convinced are better than the ones you have.
Feed yourself first.
y starving artist hustle, I often chose to skip a meal to save time and money. It seemed like sustenance was optional. SPOILER ALERT: it wasn’t.
Know what you need.
Every ad that pops up on your feed is a targeted promotion that someone is pretty sure you’ll want. But that doesn’t mean your hard earned MONEY needs to move into their hands.
Know when to hold’m, know when to fold’m.
When it comes to MONEY, it’s easy to only focus on the growth, hopefully upward, hopefully rapid, over time. Yet, just like a good dance step, there is often a downbeat added in to the upward lift of the music.