- When you look at your bank balance, do you feel uncomfortable?
- When you get a bunch of bills, do you want to just ignore them?
- Do you tend to compare your earnings to the perceived income of others?
- Do you usually think that your income or net worth is inadequate?
These are all symptoms of financial shame, and if any of these apply to you, I can assure you you’re not alone. When I first make contact with coaching clients or people on my programs, the most common feeling they express about their money is shame.
In our “more” society, finding personal satisfaction with your financial position is difficult. Advertising through all forms of media often perpetrates the message that you should earn more, own more, achieve more, and be more. For many people, this leads to feelings of inadequacy and shame Read more