The Throat Chakra and Geneen Roth’s Money Story

When I first came across Geneen Roths’s book, Lost and Found, I was attracted to her ability to dive deep into a discussion about money shame.  I studied the book and gave it to friends and clients for several years.  It was a great way to gain insight into what happens in our relationship with money from a woman who had looked deeply into her own relationship with money, including discussion about her parents and her experiences with money growing up.  She was willing to examine this relationship far beyond what most people are willing to do…

7 Ways to Dig Out of Debt

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.

What does it take to become an influencer?

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…