Struggling Financially? Start with Love

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If I could share 500 words to inspire, this is the important wisdom I'd want to pass along to others...

  • In my first Inspire Me Today post, I talked about love. When I was deciding what to write this time, I thought: What follows love as a top concern? The answer is money. Interestingly, the two are entwined.

    The key to financial abundance, just like everything else in life, is love. We must love ourselves in order to 1) feel worthy, 2) receive abundance, 3) maintain wealth, and 4) grow our financial resources. If there are parts of ourselves we don’t love, our subconscious mind will find all sorts of ways to create the financial difficulties we think we deserve.

    Thankfully, there are myriad ways we can address the financial challenges we’ve created. First, we must release anything that is holding us back, and then we must fill that space with what can move us forward. We also must clarify our desire.

    Releasing Financially Draining Thoughts and Emotions

    All of us have “dings” in our mind’s perception of our financial actions and abilities. Many of us carry doubts, worries, and criticisms every day of our lives. But, these inherently are creating more of the same challenges we faced before. If you want to move forward, it is crucial you release any guilt or blame you are harboring because of past financial decisions or your current financial status.

    Just like they say couples shouldn’t go to bed angry with each other, if you feel bad about something you did, said, or thought financially, work it out of your system by the time you go to bed. Run until your body aches or meditate until 4 a.m., but do whatever it takes to release the financial thoughts and emotions that are bringing you down so you can start the next day with a fresh, loving, centered presence.

    Creating Uplifting Financial Thoughts and Emotions

    Once you have done your best to release negative thoughts related to your finances, choose to replace those thoughts with positive ones that will help you create a better financial reality.

    Positive statements that can help you shift to a more forgiving, loving, supportive mindset:

    • I am worthy of financial abundance now.
    • I release guilt from my financial circumstances. In fact, I am proud of responding the best way I know how to financial challenges.
    • I put financial problems into perspective.
    • I recognize that my life is good and valuable as is, in all its forms. (In other words: I recognize that the status of my life does NOT equal the status of my finances.)
    • The ways I acquire, maintain, and spend money are uplifting to my soul.
    • I can be financially wealthy and have a wonderful life in every other area I choose.

    Beyond these initial steps, ask yourself if you truly want financial abundance. Many people have mixed feelings about actually having a lot of money. When you make up your mind to have financial abundance, you will have it. If you still are caught in miscellaneous mind dramas in relation to money, you will not. Do you want it, or do you not?

    Developing a mindframe that will lend itself to a healthy financial reality can be simple or it can be a challenge. It depends on how ready we are to make the changes it will take to live a wealthier way. The path to financial abundance always starts in our hearts and in our minds.

    When we clear our hearts and fill them with love, and when we clear our minds and fill them with positive financial pictures, we will create the abundance that enables us to experience more financial peace and to serve the world in even more fulfilling ways.

    Caroline A. Shearer

    Caroline A. Shearer is the founder of Absolute Love Publishing, which was born out of a mission to create and publish projects promoting goodness in the world. Known as a fresh, distinctive, spiritual voice, Caroline’s visionary leadership is uplifting, gently blending love and inspiration. She is regularly featured as a luminary in print, broadcast, and online media, offering guidance and sharing positive stories of her personal spiritual journey toward a more abundant, joyful, and light-filled life. Intuitively guided, Caroline has a remarkable ability to unite others along a path of progressing and celebrating the experience of humanity. A bestselling author, Caroline's popular books include Adventures of a Lightworker: Dead End DateRaise Your Vibration: Tips and Tools for a High-Frequency Life, a min-e-book™; Raise Your Financial Vibration: Tips and Tools to Embrace Your Infinite Spiritual Abundance, a min-e-book™; Raise Your Verbal Vibration: Create the Life You Want with Law of Attraction Language, a min-e-book™; and Where Is the Gift? Discovering the Blessing in Every Situation, a min-e-book™. Books published by Caroline at Absolute Love Publishing include The Adima Chronicles: Adima Rising by Steve Schatz; The Chakra Secret: What Your Body Is Telling You by Michelle Hastie; Finding Happiness with Migraines: a Do It Yourself Guide by Sarah Hackley; Love Like God: Embracing Unconditional Love; Love Like God Companion Book; Preparing to Fly: Financial Freedom from Domestic Abuse by Sarah Hackley; The Weight Loss Shift: Be More, Weigh Less by Michelle Hastie; and Women Will Save the World.

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