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12 Ways Money Shame Impacts Your Finances

You know that feeling when you're going to buy something and you start to feel self-conscious?

You might not be able to afford the item, or think it's a waste of money.

This is a result of Money Shame
 
Money shame is the reason why people often say no to themselves, depriving themselves of opportunities in life.

This blog post will explore 12 ways financial shame impacts your finances.

Money shame is the fear or anxiety that results from judging yourself for how much money you...

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How The Media Creates Money Shame

money shame May 18, 2021

Assumptions about people based on their finances are pervasive in the media. 

Money is often seen as a stand-in for the type of person someone is. 

For example, we’re all familiar with the miserly and wealthy Ebenezer Scrooge and his heart-of-gold but poor employee Bob Cratchit. Due to portrayals like this, many people make assumptions about others based on their finances. 

Money shame is a frequent result. 

Assumptions About Character Based on Finances

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6 Ways To Heal Money Shame

money shame May 10, 2021

Do you feel shame about the amount of money that you make?

Money shame is a feeling of guilt, inadequacy, or embarrassment due to having too much or too little money.

Everyone feels money shame sometimes. It deeply impacts your relationship with money. 

In this blog, we'll give you 6 ways of healing your feelings of shame when it comes to handling your finances and interact with money.

What is Shame?

There are three ways shame can show up in your life:

  • Shame about who you are...
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What Is Money Shame?

money shame shame May 05, 2021

Financial shame is an experience that almost everyone has. It's the feeling of shame for having too much or too little money. Money shame can be paralyzing and end up creating problems in your financial decisions.

What is Shame?

Shame, in its simplest definition, is a feeling of being unworthy, unloveable, and not good enough. Shame represents isolation, rejection, and incredible physical pain.

Just the mention of shame alone is enough for some of us to experience shame.

Shame itself is a...

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