As emotions are a natural “condition” of the human experience, I invite you to look closer at the emotion most often tied to money: fear. With the markets and global economy playing on the proverbial roller coaster, again, we are called to expand our way of facing these events with new skills. Skills that are gutsy, real, powerful – dare I say transformative?
Let’s start with an example. You have created a significant balance on your credit cards that are bearing a high interest rate. The engine on your car just blew and it will cost $1,200 to repair. Your college roommate is getting married and the expense to fully participate in the celebration is causing you conflict. This typical situation creates heavy pressure – manifested as discursive thoughts in your mind and tension in your body. Continue Reading →