Choose a new money identity
How you see yourself matters when it comes to money.
All of us have a sense of our own personal identity, and if asked to describe ourselves, we could.
Some of what would come out of our mouths would be selfaffirming.
‘‘I’m a decent man.’’
‘‘I’m a woman who cares about others.’’
‘‘I value family.’’
That’s lovely. We all need to bolster our egos to face up to the day, but some of what would come out of our mouths would point to why we fail in our money lives.
I’m not a great proponent of neuro linguistic programming, where you repeat ‘‘I’m a success, I’m a success...’’ each morning a hundred times while looking at your reflection in the mirror.
But I do believe we give ourselves excuses for not doing some of the things we know we should.
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