Have you started something new and felt really good about keeping it going for days, weeks, or months only to hit a roadblock? Yeah, me too, all the time. But I am getting better a picking myself up, and you can, too.
Paying off debt can be exhilarating at first. But what happens when the grind of careful budgeting wears you down? You dream of getting to the other side and can see it getting closer, but that last debt payment is still so far away. How can you fight the urge to give up?
What you choose to do with that time tells you what you desire most and helps you achieve it. It's an answer to that cliched career question: "If you didn't have to worry about money, what would you choose to do with your life?" Being kind to myself turned out to be the best way to identify and work on my dream.
Is updating your sleeping space going to cure all your sleep troubles? Not likely. What's keeping you awake may be not be solved so simply, but making your bedroom as luxurious as possible is not a bad place to start.
It is ironic that things we want the most are made more difficult by our own patterns of thinking and illogical habits.
Have you wondered whether taking a class to work on your finances is worth it? I did, and here is what my husband and I discovered. We needed help making some changes, and I was ready to admit it. We signed up for the in-person nine-week Financial Peace University course offered at a local church to begin in mid-March 2020. Someday soon, we will be doing the debt-free scream and “living and giving like no one else.