When your finances are crushed under a mountain of debt, you may have trouble finding a way to dig yourself out. One helpful technique is to learn from strategies that have worked for other people — so you don’t have to reinvent the wheel and so you can hit the ground running when you decide to transform your finances. I’ve assembled a list of 7 powerful personal stories shared by people in the FinCon (financial blogger) community and what they did to pay off massive amounts of debt in relatively short periods of time.
We all want to feel fulfilled and abundant. We want to know that our lives matter and that we’re making a difference in the lives of others. The passion behind this drive is a distinguishing mark for our times. We yearn for far more than what materiality alone provides and we’re being called to create both peace and prosperity, internally and communally.
Today’s guest is Dr Renee Mudrey who is sharing her story and experiences as an educator, psychologist and life coach specializing in relationship trauma. During our conversation we discuss how she approaches her life coaching practice and what she’s learned from many years of teaching millennials about psychology and the hope she has for the future.
My eyes are opening. I am waking up. How could I know before now? How could I see before now? Constant, chronic stress is all I’ve ever known. It’s a miracle that I have gotten this far without completely falling apart.
Aloha Friends! I sent out an email to my followers last week with a little synopsis of my experience of Leisa’s recent retreat in Kona, Hawaii, and she liked it so much, she asked me to guest post. I’m honored!
How I Travel Hacked a $11,818 15 Day Mother-Daughter Vacation to Paris (at the Hotel Ritz!) for only $4,350
I’ve been planning this trip for over a decade. Ten years ago I first took my daughter to London using airline miles. It was on that trip I realized how much fun we have traveling to far away places together, and we made the decision to go to Paris some day.
Looking for rock hearts on the beach brought my attention to the fact that the sea cannot help but smooth out all the features of the stones — turning everything gradually into round circles. While there is nothing wrong with circles, I couldn’t help but think about how unique features are what make the rocks interesting. The same goes for people. It’s our unique traits, funky quirks and unusual ways of being that make us way more interesting. Yet we live in an experience that is kind of like the sea. If we are not careful it can feel like it is constantly chipping away at our unique qualities…
If you have ever felt stressed about money — it is good to know you are not alone!
During this interview with economist and money coach, Crystal Arnold I share how there are three levels of mistrust that cause financial paralysis and some suggestions for what you can do to change your life and your money going forward.
I recently attended an event where Daymond John from the Shark Tank TV show gave a keynote to a small gathering of entrepreneurs. He mesmerized us by using music, sounds and storytelling to share his journey through hardship and challenge to get to where he is now. Through his actions he inspired me to rethink the art of presentation and the power of storytelling. After his talk I got to ask him questions and there were two big takeaways I wanted to share with you…
According to economist Sendhil Mullainathan and behavior scientist Eldar Shafir, in their book Scarcity: The New Science of Having Less and How it Defines Our Lives, scarcity is more than just lack of a needed resource, it is a mindset: “Scarcity captures the mind…when we experience scarcity of any kind, we become absorbed by it. The mind orients automatically, powerfully, toward unfulfilled needs. For the hungry, that need is food…For the cash-strapped it might be this month’s rent…Scarcity is more than just the displeasure of having very little. It changes how we think. It imposes itself on our minds.”