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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 way your family dealt with MONEY is how you deal with MONEY. It is super simple. You mirror the relationship to abundance that was modeled to you as a child. You might ascribe to the ‘a penny saved is a penny earned’ and find spending on the little luxuries hard to justify. You mayContinue reading “Family funds your future.”