The Psychology of Money
Your Thoughts on Money
How do you feel about money? Does the word itself evoke a feeling abundance, or scarcity? Does your brain repeat common beliefs like “Money doesn’t buy happiness” or “All rich people are selfish?” Does money scare you? Excite you? Do you feel deserving of it?
The way you perceive money matters. What your inner thoughts are telling you about money can impact on a subconscious level your ability to earn more or keep what you have.
What are your current behaviors towards money? Are you a spender or a saver? Your behavior may be driven by your beliefs and emotions. If you’re not happy with your behavior toward money, there’s an opportunity for you to change the relationship you have with it.
Once you can bring your beliefs and behaviors into your awareness, ask yourself if they are serving you well or hindering you? You may want to find some sort of happy medium that fits your needs. Everyone has different circumstances, but if you can change your beliefs and then your behavior towards money, then you might see a change in your ability to meet your financial goals.
The ultimate goal is to be content with the relationship you have with money. If you’re not happy with the relationship you have with money, there is opportunity for you to do some work in that area. And if we can help, please feel free to reach out.