When it comes to how to treat your money, there is a certain amount of prophesy required. The thing about life is that it is unpredictable. It can be a journey of an unknown length through unexpected landscape.
When in pursuit of your money goal, it may be that the effort feels all-consuming. The hunger is real and the achievement is all you can see. But there’s more.
Stretch your imagination to create what does not yet exist. As a creative, this is probably something you do all the time, creating sandcastles in the sky and magical creatures that never walked the earth. Yet when it comes to our money, we somehow think that this mental superpower, our imagination, is suspect when telling us more is coming than we know.
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?
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.
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.
After the learning lesson of life, it can be easy to second-guess yourself, especially when it comes to MONEY. This loop of self-judgement builds an environment where you may feel your choices are not the best. Your instincts are not to be trusted. Your impulses, too impulsive.
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.
We buy what we need and sometimes what we want. We sometimes forget to go back and look at what we have.
The thing about abundance is that it’s everywhere. t surrounds us in every moment, in everything that we do. But like driving through fog, we are not able to see what surrounds us for what it truly is.