It’s the month of love and attraction. What does that have to do with money you might be wondering? Well, let me tell you.
You have two choices when it comes to money; you can love it or fear it. Learning to love your money puts you in control, leads to less stress and ultimately will make you happier. You need to create a relationship with your money. One that is filled with love, attention and a long-term commitment.
If you’re wondering how to love your money, here are a few tips:
- Practice gratitude towards your money. Be grateful for even the smallest things your money has allowed you. Did you eat today? Do you have clothes on your back and a roof over your head? Thank you, money.
- Communicate! Your numbers are telling you something. They are talking to you. Your bank statements, account balances and debts are all telling you something. Be open and listen.
- Work through the hard stuff. You can’t throw in the towel if things are tough with your money. You need to come up with a plan and work through it.
- Admit where you need to cut back. We all have places we can tighten up our spending. Being honest with ourselves about what can be difficult, but the reward is so much greater.
- Make your money a priority. Spend time every day or at least once a week going over your budget and numbers.
Now that you have some ideas on how to love your money, let’s dive into why you should love your money. For starters, the alternative (hating money) will lead to a lot of stress, frustration, and unhappiness. If you treat your money as unimportant and don’t love it, you’re also treating your future as such. There is a freedom that comes with loving your money and not giving it the power to control you.
When you love your money and treat it well, you are setting yourself and your business up for a successful future. Taking the time to understand how your money works, and how to make it work for you, is the key to achieving your future goals.
Love your money. Value and respect it, appreciate and spend it wisely. Love your money enough to keep it around. Allow it to grow and to fulfill your current and future needs.
Healthy relationships need care, attention, and love – it is no different for your relationship with money!