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How to Improve Your Financial Self-Care Routine with Mind/Body Awareness

        Financial self-care is something you may not have heard about or fully understand. Most of us recognize self-care as doing things that improve our physical or mental health. Financial self-care is similar. You need to take the time to review your financial situation and figure out how money works in your life. Your finances need your attention and to be cared for in the same way as your body and mind, so that you can reset the financial area of your mind to...

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Do Your Traumatic Life Experiences Impact Your Finances?

It may surprise you to hear that in my financial therapy sessions we discuss the painful experiences of my client’s past that seem like they are completely unrelated to money. N It often surprises my clients as well. Why do these seemingly-unrelated experiences matter to their financial woes? The truth is the memories of those traumatic situations — no matter how deeply buried — can impact your financial outlook and how you handle your money now. Acknowledging that past pain...

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How to Avoid Holiday Stress with Financial Self-Care

       We are just days away from the holidays, though this year may be different with the pandemic, the chaos and holiday stress will likely remain. The financial impact, family expectations, and social gatherings can all be overwhelming. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be as stressful as you may think. You will be glad to hear, I am not suggesting budgeting, although that can help. I am referring to practicing financial self-care. It is about becoming aware and...

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