Shining a light in the dark money closet: thoughts on wealth, worth and freedom.

This is great and important. Rian is the first person I ever read on a blog, the first blog I ever followed, and between us…we have lived lives similar in a lot of ways…Read this – it’s important!

Truth and Cake

Wealth Worth Freedom. Photo by Sachin Khona.

Money.

What comes to mind when you read that word?

Freedom, constriction, envy, fear, love?

Do you have enough?

What is enough?

Money’s been on my mind lately. It comes up in my coaching sessions with clients A LOT. It’s in the air between friends. It lingers when the check comes after a fancy dinner. It’s the unspoken question when someone returns from an incredible trip somewhere.

“How did you get that? And how can I get some too?”

Money wasn’t something that was talked about in my family growing up. I didn’t know what anyone made. I knew when there wasn’t enough. And I knew when there was an abundance. And all along, it seemed like some mystical thing.

It seemed hard.

Most of the adults I knew didn’t seem to enjoy the work they did to earn this mystical, magical stuff. And the ones who did–well, I couldn’t…

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  • Truth and Cake  On June 3, 2015 at 4:10 pm

    Thanks for sharing, Scott. It’s good to have friends along for the journey. xx

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  • Michelle Styles  On June 2, 2015 at 8:14 pm

    I have enough if I can live on it, save a little and have some to give to charity. When I stripped I made way more than enough. I saved a ton and gave a bunch away also.

    /shrug

    It varies by person.

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    • kindredspirit23  On June 3, 2015 at 8:03 am

      Your story is fascinating. My is not as much so, but I think I should look into it as many things have come out over the years and the patterns are there for me, too.
      You are right though, if you have enough to live on, save a little, and still give some away…exactly where I am now!!!

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