mpting to weigh your abundance by the numbers in your bank account (or the negative balance on your credit card). The way the numbers line up on the account statements feels like a measure of your worth. t there is often more in your cup than you realize.
When welcoming abundance, one of the best approaches is to work on receiving. Not the continual hustle of supply and demand, transactions and tasks.You release control and surrender to the experience at hand. But sometimes there are tasks in surrender.
Sometimes money is more than money. The numbers on the page (or screen) don’t reflect the real value of those bucks.
So much of money is inherited. These approaches to how you handle your cash may take shape as early childhood when you may have first asked for a treat and been told it wasn’t worth the price.
Have you ever gone on vacation and felt that sense of endless days filled with possibilities? Wandering new streets and seeing new shops, window-shopping at new places and even buying something you never expected are some of my most favorite parts of traveling. Yet how often have you gone on a MONEY vacation and feltContinue reading “Money Vacay”
Money is just a number. It’s not magic, it’s not approval, it’s not love. It’s just some numbers written down somewhere that may or may not be attached to your name. That’s it. So why then do we decide that it indicates our value, my dear Creative? Why does the number in that account orContinue reading “What’s your number?”
When your work is play, so often it is hard to see it as valuable. Our culture teaches us that hard work is noble and suffering is required for growth. Yet, watching children explore the things that fascinate them demonstrates how untrue this #adulting assumption is. A child that wants to feel in control mightContinue reading “Lead with value.”
Money is old school. It likes to take it slow and get to know each other over time. It’s in both of your best interests, to be sure. Money can see how you are going to treat it and you can figure out the place Money has in your life. That’s what I like toContinue reading “Money loves a slow burn.”
When it comes to making money, creatives hold a cultural belief that it’s all or nothing. They are either starving artists in a garret and hole-y gloves or they are sell-outs making pop cultural roadkill. This all-or-nothing thinking might ring a bell from another challenging aspect of human existence: exercise. You are either running 15Continue reading “Consider Joy”
How often have you caught yourself saying, ‘if I only had the money’? It’s a refrain that plays out in our conversations (and in our brains) like an earworm. And it plays so often that it becomes white noise in the background. We use this downbeat as the soundtrack of our lives, a syncopation thatContinue reading “Money is not the problem”