Archive for Money
Feel Great = Attract ‘Good Stuff’ of Life
Feeling great means you not only have energy to DO more in life – it also means that you’ll naturally start attracting ‘good things’ (like great relationships, money… [insert whatever floats YOUR boat here!]).
Now, you might still need to work on your mindset, and clear any limiting beliefs you have, but having healthy high vibration puts you a step ahead of most people when it comes to attracting the bounties of life.
So, tell me. How’s your health right now? Perhaps it’s OK? Or so-so? Or maybe pretty awful?
If so, could you do with a little inspiration and hard-core, real-life health information to get you on the right track?
Over three informative teleseminars, the good doctor shares information on how hormones are affecting your health, and what you can do about it.
Dr Ritamarie, like me, believes in the healing and energetic powers of raw food, and she uses living foods (as well as targeted supplementation) as the basis for her work with clients.
Calls 1 and 2 of the Shine teleseries have already taken place, but if you hurry, you can still sign up and access those calls, and have access to the final, upcoming call.
I’ve been a client of Dr Ritamarie’s before, and even I’m learning something new on these calls!
Sounds good, doesn’t it – feeling fantastic so that you not only enjoy life, but also boost your vibration and attract even more amazing experiences. It’s a ‘win’ x 1,000,000.
Do You Stop Money Coming In?
Now, I’m sure you read that headline and thought, ‘whoa, not me, man. I’m MORE than happy to take any money that’s sent my way, thank you very much’.
But are you quite sure about that?
Let me show you a number of ways in which you could be holding up a ‘stop’ sign to money that’s trying to come to you…
1. You feel a bit scared about how you might handle more money coming in.
Hey, this is completely understandable. When you have a regular, set amount coming in, it feels safe. You can manage it. But when large amounts come in, it can make you feel a bit out of control (I know this from experience). It can be pretty overwhelming, because you’re worried that you might make the wrong decision with that extra money. You’re worried that you might squander it, and while the thought of wasting it makes you feel queasy, you also want to enjoy the freedom (experiences and ‘things’) that extra money can bring.
What to do about it: Decide that when extra money arrives (above and beyond the amount that normally comes in), you’ll only spend up to 15% of that extra amount. The rest will be sent straight into a savings account, to be used for investing, or it could go into paying off debt. You’ll feel much more in control, and this will be a welcoming vibration for extra money, let me tell you. This tip is worth its weight in gold!
2. You don’t appreciate what money you do have.
This is a biggie. You’ve been told SO many times that we have it good compared to people in third-world countries, and it’s true. If you have access to a computer, if you can eat three meals a day, if you can run a car… (even if you live ‘on the edge’ with paying for these things sometimes) then you really ARE wealthy.
What to do about it: Look with fresh eyes at the money and other forms of abundance that come into your life, and truly appreciate them for the blessings that they are. The energy of money will respond in kind by wanting to give you more to appreciate…
3. You don’t want money to change you into a horrible person.
You might say that you want more money, but if you think that people who have money are snobby and cheap (and you don’t like the idea of being snobby or cheap), why would you want to become one of them?
What to do about it: Realise that YOU get to call the shots when you have more money. You can decide to be a rich person who is kind and generous! There are already a few great wealthy role models out there – think Oprah, Bill Gates… Start thinking of yourself as a kind, generous wealthy person who respects money AND people.
4. You don’t realise that there are money-making opportunities right under your nose.
We can all be a bit blinkered when it comes to ways of having money come to us. Many of us dream of winning the lottery so that it comes easily, but you actually have more money-making power than you realise. When you put a limit on how money can come to you (that is, it should be through a lottery or competition, or your boss should pay you more), you make it less easy for money to come to you through other means.
What to do about it: sit down and write out a list of at least 20 things you could do to bring in more money. Even if you have a J-O-B, there are other skills you have that could be used to create extra money, you have items you could sell, and you may have ‘thoughtless’ spending habits that could be reined in a little without making you feel constricted.
Bonus tip: keep track of every cent or penny of income that comes your way. Remember: ‘energy flows where attention goes’. To get you started, head here to download my free Rich Radiant Real Money-Flow Tracker, which includes a worksheet for recording weekly income (you could amend it to record daily income, if you like!).
Do any of the above points resonate with you? If so, take a few minutes to jot down your thoughts and ideas, and then implement, implement, implement – and keep me posted on what happens for you!
By changing your money mindset, you change your vibration to be one that money loves to be around. It actually wants to hang out with you, but it won’t come where it’s not welcome. When you’re really conscious about money, everything starts to change…
© Joanne Newell, 2013 Would you like to use this article in your ezine or on your blog or website? You certainly may, as long as you include the following at the end of the article: Joanne Newell, of Rich Radiant Real coaching, publishes the Your Abundant Life fre*e monthly ezine, designed to inspire you to create the life of your dreams. For even more inspiration, head to www.richradiantreal.com to grab your complimentary guide called 7 Ways to Recharge Your Vibration & Attract the Riches of Life.
Money’s Deeper Purpose
Have you ever read Lynne Twist’s book called The Soul of Money: Reclaiming the Wealth of Our Inner Resources?
It’s such a beautifully written, articulate, passionate book (I swear she’s channelling God), with such a powerful message. If you haven’t already read it, then you MUST do so.
Until then, I thought you might like to see the above 10-minute video (watch it while having your lunch!), which outlines some of the philosophies that appear in the book.
I’ve chosen some quotes from the video that especially spoke to my soul:
We can give soul to money in the way that we earn it, in the way that we spend it, in the way that we save it, in the way that we invest it, in the way that we contribute it.
We can move money… and keep it flowing towards the good, towards the highest, towards the deepest commitments of the human family and of all species.
You don’t need to have piles of money to be a philanthropist… we can use our financial resources to nourish the world in which we live.
‘Sufficiency’ is the exquisite experience of ‘enough’.
You can’t reach prosperity or abundance through the doorway of ‘more’. ‘More’ will always give you lack and make you want more, and then you’ll get it and it will suddenly become not enough and then you’ll want more. More always generates lack in your experience.
When you make a difference with what you already have, it expands.
Gratitude, gratefulness, thanksgiving, appreciation… and in that grace and space, everything expands before your very eyes.
The word prosperous comes from ‘hopeful’ and ‘full of possibility’ – pro-sperity.
If you struggle with money, you’ll love Lynne’s approach. We don’t need to chase money, nor should we squander it or hoard it. And money (a concept created by humans!) can be such a wonderful spiritual teacher.
What are you waiting for? Watch the video, and invest in the book!
Millionaire Mentors Share Their Wisdom
The process of creating and attracting money is actually a process of personal growth.
But, being a regular reader of the Rich Radiant Real blog, you already knew that, didn’t you?!
The million-dollar journey can be long and winding (if we choose it to be), but if we’re smart, we’ll follow the guidance of others who have gone before us. We’ll learn and apply some of their shortcuts, all while knowing that it’s OUR journey and we will still make ‘mistakes’.
I recently came across a phenomenal series of books called ‘The Millionaire Books’. These books follow the stories of ordinary Australians who have ‘created extraordinary lives for themselves and their families’.
I’ve loved reading this particular book (I’ve yet to try the others), because it chronicles the journey of each millionaire in their own words, giving us the ‘warts and all’ version of what they experienced along their journey, along with heaps of wisdom and guidance.
Do you know, a regular habit that cropped up frequently throughout the stories was that of people using vision boards and affirmations. See! They really work!
I think I’ll read the ‘Ms Millionaire’ book next – how about you? Do you spot any that pique your interest from The Millionaire Books’ series?
It’s so exciting to share finds like these with you. Hope you like this series!
Making Money with a Meaningful Business
If you’re anything like me, you love discovering how to make life even better.
You love learning from mentors who’ve achieved what you want to achieve, and who are generous in sharing their knowledge.
So, if making six or seven figures (that is, from $100,000 to many millions of dollars) in your business is something that you’re working towards (much like moi), and you’d love to discover how to do that on the fast track, then please do consider learning from mentors of mine, Fabienne and Derek Fredrickson, from Client Attraction.
Fabienne and Derek will be hosting a brilliant three-day event in May called Monetize Your Message, and it’s perfect for heart-centred entrepreneurs.
Also, if you would rather not travel to Florida to attend, you can attend ‘virtually’, via a livestream video hook-up!
These guys really know their stuff, and they truly walk their talk (or ‘talk their walk’, as Fabienne says – meaning that they live successfully first, and then teach what they live).
I know that not all of my followers and clients own their own businesses, but many do… and this three-day event could be just perfect for them (or perhaps it’s you that I’m talking about?!).
Go check it out, and let me know if you decide to attend, OK?
PS There’s even a very, very generous 3-pay option available, to make it even easier for you to say ‘yes!’ to yourself and your business.
Living Rich with a Jolly Good Declutter
And you know what that means. Out with the old and in with the new!
If your home or workplace is weighed down with paperwork, things that need sorting out, or broken bits and bobs, then, my friend, my advice is to undertake a decluttering.
It’s a great way to clear old, stagnant energy and welcome in fresh, prosperous energy.
Are you in the market for a year that brings ‘good stuff’ your way? (I’m guessing you’re nodding right now.)
Then take advantage of a very special offer I have for you.
Until 9pm AEST on Thursday 10 January, you’ll save AU$100 off the new investment rate in my Living Rich Declutter self-study program.
Over five weeks you receive information and inspiration to help you plough through your decluttering and come out victorious.
Imagine a home that feels fresh, clean, clear, welcoming and very attractive to prosperity. It can be yours!
Head here to discover more about this unique, transformational program – go at your own pace and, when you’re done, let me know how you went. (Send me photos!)
Sending you a blast of fresh energy…
PS The investment in this program will be increasing on 10 January because I’ve been told that it’s way undervalued at its current investment – check it out and grab your copy of the program at AU$100 off!
A Mind-Expanding Lesson About Money
I recently purchased a phenomenal board game for my children, called Rich Dad Cashflow for Kids.
Created by Robert Kiyosaki of Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! fame, it teaches children how to see the world of money in a way that’s quite different to the view many of us were raised with.
It encourages children to see the world as investors, as people who respect money but don’t necessarily have to trade most of their time and energy in order to have more of it. The mindset it provides is one of looking out for opportunities to create income-producing assets, rather than always purchasing ‘doodads’ that do nothing to create future income. Robert has two other board games, for adults, but many adults would probably find this children’s version a great starting point for re-wiring their financial brain.
After I purchased the board game, I dug into my success library and pulled out those two classics of Robert’s from the late 1990s – Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! and Rich Dad’s CASHFLOW Quadrant: Rich Dad’s Guide to Financial Freedom. I’ve been re-reading their simple, classic, time-tested wisdom, and will be applying more of this wisdom in my own life from now on.
One particular quote stood out for me from Rich Dad’s CASHFLOW Quadrant: Rich Dad’s Guide to Financial Freedom – and I’d like to share it with you here, with the hope that it gets you thinking differently about money.
Of his ‘rich dad’, Robert says:
He called money a drug because he had observed people who were happy when they had money, and upset or moody when they did not. Just as heroine addicts get high when they inject the drug, they also get moody and violent when they don’t have it.
‘Be careful of money’s additive power,’ he often said. ‘Once you get used to receiving it, that addiction keeps you attached to the way you got it.’
Put another way, if you receive money as an employee, then you tend to get accustomed to that way of acquiring it. If you get used to generating money by being self-employed, it is often difficult to break the attachment to earning money in that way. And if you get used to government handouts, that, too, is a hard pattern to break….
‘…its more than breaking a habit; it’s breaking an addition.’
That is why he stressed to me to never work for money. He insisted we learn to create our own systems as a way of acquiring money.
Are you open to new ways of creating and receiving money? If you’re intrigued, I really do suggest reading Robert’s books, and trying out the board games. We’re looking forward to ‘graduating’ our girls into the CASHFLOW 101 game, which provides the next level of complexity with regards to financial literacy.
From my point of view, we can use the law of attraction to begin manifesting our desires – AND we can be open to taking the real-world action that’s going to bring those manifested opportunities into our world.
Have you ever read any of Robert’s books? If not, are you curious about his approach? (Perhaps you’ll treat yourself or your family to one of his books or board games?) Let me know!
Miss Think & Grow Rich
In the blog post below I mentioned a fabulous upcoming workshop by my colleague Antoinette Sykes.
The workshop, which starts this Thursday, 1 November, has been specifically designed for women who want to manifest more money or achieve other major breakthroughs in their lives. Does that sound like you?
Over 14 weeks (long enough for you to absorb, integrate and apply its teachings) Antoinette will take you through the classic money-attraction book Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, applying a uniquely, powerfully feminine approach to the book’s teachings. You’ll have actions to take at the end of each tele-workshop, so you’ll be applying the book’s wisdom and getting results while you go through the course.
I love what Antoinette has to say:
You see, as women, the time is NOW to step into our financial power and use this muscle in every area of our life. Abundance is our birth right. If you’re ready to say goodbye to the status-quo in your finances, your weight loss, your relationships, and your life; and step into directed fortune, then join us for the next 14 weeks.
Is this YOUR time? Head here to check out Antoinette’s ‘Miss Think & Grow Rich’ program, and then listen to your intuition. If it feels right for you, then sign up and watch your life transform!
PS I’ve contributed a couple of special bonuses for participants of this course – and there are many more bonuses available, too!
Is It Possible to Call in the Cash?
Do any of the following apply to you right now?
- You’ve been feeling a little ‘stuck’ when it comes to money.
- You find yourself saying ‘I wish I could…’ or ‘I can’t afford it’.
- You’re concerned about how where the money is going to come from to cover the expenses of the upcoming Christmas season.
Then I’d love for you to check out this free call, presented by my colleague Antoinette Sykes.
Antoinette will soon be running a very special 14-week teleclass to help women stand in their power with money, but if you’d love some free inspiration and guidance, then click on the panel above and listen to her free call entitled Calling In the Cash: Learn how to earn & attract the cash you desire confidently and consistently!
**WARNING** This call may cause abundance, prosperity and boldness in your life!
PS I’ll tell you more about Antoinette’s upcoming workshop very soon.
Making Peace with Your Money
One of the first books that heralded my spiritual awakening many years ago was Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy, by Sarah Ban Breathnach (see my review of this beautiful book here – that’s the lovely Sarah, in the photo above).
Sarah’s words of wisdom really spoke to my soul, and led me on an amazing journey.
She’s written several other books since then, and her most recent, Peace and Plenty: Finding Your Path to Financial Serenity, which was published a couple of years ago, is perhaps her most poignant. In this book she reflects on the lessons she’s learned from having made a lot of money all at once (through the publication of the wildly successful Simple Abundance), and then having lost it all.
Money touches all of our lives, and I truly believe that it is a spiritual vehicle for us to learn some of the lessons we came to learn in this lifetime.
Today, I want to share a quote with you from Peace and Plenty: Finding Your Path to Financial Serenity so that, if it resonates with you, you can learn from Sarah’s lesson. It’s a quote from her diary from a few years ago, when she began to meditate about creating this book.
“Well, if you love me so much, why do you keep giving me away?” Money said defensively. “Why don’t you hold on to me and love me, cherish me, look after me, and protect me in the same way that I want to love, cherish, and protect you? Stop letting me go! I don’t want to see you at risk, frightened, fragile, and vulnerable. My job is to take care of you, Sarah. But you are making my job impossible. We have to cooperate.”
It’s hard holding up your end of a conversation like this unless the answer is “Okay – my buck stops here.”
Then Money said to me: “Why don’t we discuss it every day? A real conversation – a heart to heart. Let’s work on bringing solvency back into our life, one choice, one decision, one dollar at a time – together.”
And I said, “Yes, my love, yes.”
Profound, and life-changing. Make money your friend, your ally, a member of the family. Treat it well, and let it look after you.
If you need help giving your money the love and respect it deserves, take a look at The Rich Radiant Real Money-Flow Tracker (especially the instructional ebooklet document), which is available for free from my Freebies page. Much love to you!