Money Practices

What to do when you’re in financial fight-flight-freeze. My bathtub story.

What do you do when life throws you a major money curveball? What do you actually do? How can you sort through all of your emotions, fear, and shock, so you can see clearly? How do you soothe your body and heart when they’re in money panic mode? What do you actually do, in the middle of any given Tuesday afternoon? Today, I’d like to tell you the real, from-the-trenches story of a big financial trauma I faced — and…

May 13, 2019
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Loving PSA: Get your bookkeeping on, folks!

Candles lit. Playlist on. Kitties sweetly watching over me. That was the scene a few weeks ago as I sat down to tackle our QuickBooks Online, so we could finalize the personal side of our taxes. It was the first time I’d stepped in to run our personal financial numbers in many years. I was nervous at first, but once I organized our Chart of Accounts in QuickBooks, I felt ecstatic! I did all of our personal bookkeeping for many,…

April 29, 2019
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Tax Day got you stressed? Here are 7 ways to make it more mindful.

Dear Community, Tax Day is fast approaching here in the United States. It’s probably our least-beloved holiday, poor thing. And we have FEELINGS about it! Tax Day means different things to different people. Whether you … Dread it, hate it, or feel pretty OK about it. File months early OR are up ‘til 3AM the night before. Love the tidy stacks of paper OR are beyond overwhelmed. Haven’t filed for YEARS. Look forward to a refund OR owe more this…

April 5, 2019
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