7 Scary Mindsets That Sabotage Abundance
You feel great—for the most part—and financially secure. Yet there is a niggling fear inside of you, a little voice that keeps saying: “Yes but…”
“Yes but what if my investment account isn’t there for me when I’m ready to retire?” Or “What if my spouse or partner dies or leaves me and my income won’t support my lifestyle?” Or “What if I become disabled, can’t work and need special care?”
And perhaps scariest of all: “What if I have to stay in a job I hate just to keep paying my bills?”
Are you a hapless victim of circumstances waiting for the worst to happen? Or is there a solution, something you can do right now, to experience greater peace of mind?
The answer is yes absolutely! Because it’s not your bank balance that brings abundance and peace of mind, but how you think about yourself and your money.
Check out these seven scary mindsets and begin making changes today to transform your thinking from fear of the future to welcoming abundance every single day.
1. You respect your creditors more than you respect yourself.
Not so long ago, and with great celebration, I made the final payment on a car note. During the time of that loan I scrupulously honored my commitment to the bank and made every payment in full and on time.
After patting myself on the back, I vowed I would take the money that used to go to the bank and save it in a special account with my name on it. But I never quite got around to it and I spent the money on other things instead.
By failing to honor my vow to save—my commitment to myself—I demonstrated I had way less respect for myself and my long term financial security than I had for the bank where I never missed a payment. And when the time came for another car, I had to go back there and borrow more money.
To sleep better at night, honor yourself at least as much as you honor your creditors.
2. You ignore your inner financial wizard.
How often have you ignored a hunch about whether to buy something new that will drive you further into debt?
Years ago I allowed myself to get talked into an expensive car lease. Meanwhile I ignored a wise inner voice that kept screaming at me to walk away from the deal.
I ended up with a lot of remorse and a lot more debt thanks to the big lease payment I was stuck with once I signed on the dotted line.
Your inner wisdom will guide you to unlimited abundance if you listen and act on the advice.
3. You hope someone else will save you.
All of us have been in difficulty at one time or another and relied on friends or family to help us out. But if this is a habit, if you are frequently the victim, and always need to beg for help at the last second, it’s time to examine the thoughts and beliefs that keep you stuck, and …read more
Source: Steven Aitchison