Fears of Managing Money: Dealing with Family and Societal Programming

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Many of us are terrified of handling our money because we don't believe we can do it well, and to do it wrong would jeopardize our very existence. On a deeper level we know that money is not the source of life, but our egos don't, and they drive us to act as if it were. They imprison us in self-doubts and prevent us from...

How To Find Your Path When You've Lost Your Way

How To Find Your Path When You've Lost Your Way

We have so confused money with fulfillment that the very meaning of the word has been lost. Fulfillment can only be truly experienced internally. It is not something you can acquire or buy. It is not a place you can fill full enough with stuff to take you there. Fulfillment is about completion and self-realization.

This Money Problem May Predict Dementia

This Money Problem May Predict Dementia

People on Medicare who later receive a diagnosis of dementia are more likely have unpaid bills as early as six years before a clinical diagnosis, research finds.

Enough Already! Do You Ever Have "Enough"?

Enough Already! Do You Ever Have "Enough"?

While having dinner with a well-known author and lecturer, our conversation drifted to money. "I have enough money," he told me casually. I don't need any more money." I know people with more money than this man, and they still don't have enough..

The Energy of Money: Why Do We Make Wealth All About Money?

The Energy of Money: Why Do We Make Wealth All About Money?

Money is a form of energy, just like love, time, and breath. However, in our modern world, we have made money the most common currency of exchange. It’s everywhere. We trade our time, our labor―and even, sadly, our love―for it.

Financial Freedom: What Is It Really?

Financial Freedom: What Is It Really?

What do you want from your money? College tuition for your kids? A bigger house? Security when you retire? Wouldn't it be great simply to have enough money so you don't have to worry? The "enough money" part of that equation is easy. The "so you don't have to worry" part is much more complex...

Be Fearless In Your Quest: Ask and Ye Shall Receive

Be Fearless In Your Quest: Ask and Ye Shall Receive

It has been dramatically revealed to me time after time that the Biblical pronouncement of "Ask and Ye Shall Receive" is a veritable truism. It only needs a deep-seated belief and a fervent affirmation to successfully execute it.Why does it work? Perhaps no one will ever be able to prove why in purely scientific terms, but...

Expecting the Best: Living by Faith Instead of Fear

Expecting the Best: Living by Faith Instead of Fear

Sometimes, intensity of desire can actually turn away things that are good for you because it suggests faith only in yourself and not in the higher power that has created you. Even burning ambitions and desires are most easily realized by allowing them to be realized — a case of "set and forget."

Must A Seeker Choose Between A Nice Car and “Awareness”?

Must A Seeker Choose Between A Nice Car and “Awareness”?
There is a conflict in early twenty-first century New Thought. Some seekers want a New Thought that emphasizes personal attainment and ambition. Others believe that New Thought’s focus should be on social justice—they view the think-and-grow-rich approach as narrow, unspiritual, or outdated.

Do Our Possessions Actually Possess Us Instead Of We Possessing Them?

Do Our Possessions Actually Possess Us Instead Of We Possessing Them?
Humans have a particularly strong and, at times, irrational obsession with possessions. Every year, car owners are killed or seriously injured in their attempts to stop the theft of their vehicles – a choice that few would make in the cold light of day.

Humanity and The Money Game... Where Do We Go From Here?

Humanity and The Money Game... Where Do We Go From Here?
At this stage of the money game we’re operating under an “every man for himself” style of play. We’re taught that the end justifies the means, that it’s a dog-eat-dog reality, that might makes right and it’s a winner-take-all kind of world. We’re taught that winners never quit and quitters never win, and that only the strongest and fittest among us survive.

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