Money Trouble: You Are Worth Less Than Your Money

Ok, so this mindset is a major problem child and surprisingly common among my clients. I love helping to dig this one out, maybe because this is the big one I struggled with myself. I lived in hand-me-downs most of my life. I duct taped my “talking shoes” so I could make them last longer.Continue reading “Money Trouble: You Are Worth Less Than Your Money”

Do You Believe in Fairy Tales?

He stood looking at the large family portrait hanging over the piano in the living room. His young face admired the small faces staring back. He admired my husband’s muscular arms and the baby’s naked toes. He asked a couple questions about the picture and then stopped suddenly. “Wait, are you married?!” “Yes,” I replied,Continue reading “Do You Believe in Fairy Tales?”

Money Trouble #7: Boundaries

Do you feel obligated to attend family events even though the expense feels burdensome? Are you frequently covering or lending money for adult children’s expenses? Are you repeatedly authorizing an employee’s pay advance? Boundaries are a big topic to tackle, one I am VERY passionate about, because healthy boundaries are VITAL to an abundant life.Continue reading “Money Trouble #7: Boundaries”

The Perfect System

I came across this resource today. Rich Litvin is currently a very wealthy man who coaches some of the highest earning and achieving people in the world. He started out BROKE. As his business grew, he still found himself struggling with money. In a moment of epiphany on a plane ride, he created this visualContinue reading “The Perfect System”

It’s Fate

What was the largest island in the world before Australia was discovered? “I just can’t seem to get ahead.” “I keep waiting for the other shoe to drop because it always does.” These are both very common frustrations I hear from potential clients in their consultation. This is such a frustrating feeling, isn’t it?! HaveContinue reading “It’s Fate”

Money Trouble #6 – Faulty Systems

“Between believing and doing, there is a vast ocean.” Does that quote ring true for you? Do you have things you believe to be good for you and want to do, but you can’t seem to “stick with it” for long? Or you simply don’t even know how to start? Most people know the key toContinue reading “Money Trouble #6 – Faulty Systems”

Money Trouble #5 – Budget are hard, boring, and fun suckers.

When you hear the word “budget,” what do you feel? Anxiety, excitement, indifference? Budgets have really been given a bad rap. That’s because they are not properly done! Budgets are not fun sucking, time consuming, 10-page spread sheets. They aren’t a weapon or an excuse to neglect your dreams and live a vanilla life. AndContinue reading “Money Trouble #5 – Budget are hard, boring, and fun suckers.”

Money Trouble #4 – Managing Money Should Come Naturally

Have you ever looked around and wondered, “How come I’m the only one who can’t seem to figure this out??? You look at coworkers or old school mates who seem to have the money thing figured out but you can’t see how the numbers are adding up. I have worked in ministry positions and listenedContinue reading “Money Trouble #4 – Managing Money Should Come Naturally”