Winner of the 2017 Benjamin Franklin gold medal, one of the highest national awards for excellence in independent publishing
Bari Tessler adds an exciting, important voice to the money conversation. She beckons us to begin a healing journey into more mindfulness, peace, and joy around money that will reach into every aspect of life. At once spiritual and practical, this is the education we’ve been waiting for.
Reading The Art of Money is like being brought into conversation with the most loving and wise money guide you can imagine. This book will be useful for everyone, but I am particularly excited about it’s potential to empower women around this critical part of our lives that we often avoid or neglect. Through this book, Bari has completely changed the way I understand my relationship to money, for the much, much better.
The Art of Money is a must-read. I’ve always said, “if you don’t deal with money, your money will deal with you.” Bari’s heart-felt stories and practical approach will give you just what you need to get a handle on money. Bravo!
Bari Tessler’s book is a rare gem that is filled with honesty, integrity and real solutions for anyone who wants to deeply explore their relationship with money. A true pioneer in the financial therapy field, The Art of Money should be required reading for everyone, but especially for financial service professionals and therapists. Kudos, Bari!
This book takes a wise, holistic approach to a very sticky topic. You’ll be wrapped in warmth, compassion and wisdom as you take this journey with The Art of Money. And you’ll arrive on the other side feeling more sane, more whole, and more free, financially and otherwise. Because it’s always about more than the money, and this book beautifully addresses that.
No other book on finances has moved me on such a profound emotional and spiritual level than the Art of Money. It’s because Bari has a gift for helping you dive deeply into your past, current, and future relationship with money in a conscious and compassionate way. Through her simple yet powerful practices she helps you make clear choices aligned with what’s most important to you and helps you feel seen. There is no prescription here. Instead Bari teaches you to tune into your own inner wisdom and empowers you with practical and customizable tools that you can easily implement in your daily life. Her own inspiring personal stories reveal how this woman walks her talk. This is a must read for creative entrepreneurs and for anyone wanting to truly thrive.
Bari Tessler does an exquisite job of addressing the elephant in the room for so many of us: money. The Art of Money offers a fresh perspective and makes the daunting topic of money approachable and, I dare say, fun!
Money has always been personal, but the rules of money have changed. That is why finding financial happiness is both complicated and beautiful. With “The Art of Money,” Bari Tessler reminds us all that one of the best personal finance decisions you can make is to get to know yourself better. Her book, her methodology, helps you to do just that – using money as the genesis for self-discovery, self-examination, and self-love.
Bari strikes a potent balance between vulnerable stories, brass tacks practices, and an overarching spiritual framework. As someone who’s been using The Art of Money methodology for a few years now, I know first-hand how transformative this combination can be. Now, it’s a joy to see it expressed here with such heart, humor, and accessibility. At long last, we have a compassionate guide to help us feel at home in one of the most taboo (and troubling!) areas of our lives—money.
Bari’s approach to getting mindful about money is full of compassion and love. And that’s the perfect antidote, right? To the fear and shame money brings up for us. Having a wise, brilliant and compassionate teacher like Bari is a game changer. She shines a gentle light in all the places we don’t want to look. And from there, change is possible.
The Art of Money offers a sacred and essential bridge between money pain and shame and our deepest dreams for financial well being. Intuitive and wise, warm and practical, Bari Tessler has the rare gift of holding space for healing AND inspiring action. If you desire a new relationship with money – an empowering one, worthy of your highest self – this is the perfect place to start.
I’ve taught about business and money to thousands of heart-centered and spiritual entrepreneurs, and I’m really struck by the humanness, the practicality and the depth of what you’ve written here. The stories, the empathy, the clarity and the nitty-gritty come together in a beautiful alchemy of usefulness. I know I’m going to be recommending this book to our clients and community as a primary resource.
Wise, warm, and eloquently written, The Art of Money is for everyone who desires more clarity and confidence in their money relationship. In her seasoned style, Bari takes an integrative approach and helps your head and your heart journey together toward more peace and prosperity in how you relate to money in your life.
Bari Tessler’s work has had a huge impact on my relationship with money. Her Art of Money class completely shifted my money mindset and habits in a happy, holistic way that is authentic to my values. I was so excited to get my hands on Bari’s new book, The Art of Money, because now I have a guidebook that I can refer to again and again as I continue to work on building a solid financial future on my terms. If you’re ready to ditch the scarcity mindset and ready to create true security, this is THE money book for you.
My greatest shame and darkest shadows have come from my relationship with money and it’s tumultuous reach into all aspects of my life. This has all changed. Bari’s The Art of Money, is a deep salve for one of our most hidden wounds. What is hard to even bring into the light of day, Bari helps us to approach without shame, judgement, and with deep compassion. Bari’s storytelling, grounded practices, and sage wisdom in The Art of Money, have offered me hope and new way, which I’d never considered before, and would have never found without it. It’s healing through words from someone who gets it, and gets it right. Right in the heart. Thank you!
Finally it’s here! I’ve been waiting for Bari’s Art of Money book for years! Bari says that deep money work isn’t magic. But I found, by taking her astute, delicate and wise lead, and following her program diligently, my relationship with money transformed magically. It’s not always easy, but it is worth it. We can’t ignore money—we spend most of our adult lives working for it, chasing it, mourning it. Now, it’s time to talk about it and put it in the proper place in our lives. Bari’s wisdom will help you welcome money back into your life consciously, with great care and grace.
If our relationship with money is like a garden, then “The Art of Money” gives us the physical, psychological and spiritual tools to cultivate the soil and seeds of our “money garden.” Bari Tessler brings the great taboo of money out of the cultural closet by sharing vulnerably her own transformative journey with money and the stories of many she has worked with. You are bound to recognize your own money story somewhere in these pages. And this is where we begin healing our complex and swept-under-the-proverbial-rug relationship with money. Bari Tessler has masterfully made this most avoided area of our lives not only approachable but exciting and inspiring to approach because therein lies deep liberation. Dive into these pages if you are ready to be free of your fear and resistance to all things money. Follow the injunctions and you will feel more clarity, direct connection and overall coherence as the artist of your money world.
Business owners. Employees. Couples And parents. Basically anyone going through a lifestage transition. This book will come at the perfect time and revolutionize your relationship to the next phase of your money journey. It did for us, as new parents You’ll feel the revolution from the first page until the last. Bari has found a masterful way of mixing her money methodology with the encouragement that we can all appreciate when we face our money fears and expand our capacity to transcend them. The Art of Money could be your rite of passage to a fulfilling life and the bank account balance to fulfill on it.
In The Art of Money, Bari Tessler gracefully unfolds an elegant and gentle pathway from the provocative point of looking money in the eye to deeply honoring its’ teachings and allowing ourselves to heal in its presence. This spiritual and practical map is a beautiful read inviting us to pay attention and soulfully shift our relationship to our resources.
Your book is overflowing with love and wisdom. How often in your life has money, the elephant in the room, eluded your grasp; not so much about getting it or having it, but about understanding it and making it work for you, rather than it becoming your master? Gently nurturing, wise, and always compassionate, Bari is our mahout, as we ride atop that magnificent animal, guiding us with every step, making sure our journey with money is safe, fulfilling, and effective, offering new and expanded vistas along the way.
I feel so much joy holding this book! It’s packed with time-tested wisdom, mature strength, and loving support. Bari’s Art of Money process is built on decades of refinement and a deep, heartfelt mission to improve lives. If you want to develop your relationship with money (and life and love and legacy), this book will help and you will thrive.
IT IS SO FREAKIN’ GOOD! I love the warmth and conversational nature of the writing. I feel like we are sitting on your couch and you’re telling me stories about how you got into this work and it’s just making me buzz. There’s this amazing blend of conversational speech with practical, educational nuggets that feel so easily digested, like you see me as SMART *and* can teach me what I don’t know. It feels like you’re on my level and see me as an equal, versus the typical talk-down and I’m-better-than-you verbiage/tone in so many money books. I obviously already feel this coming from YOU as a human, colleague, client, and friend, but to feel it POURING off the pages of your book? Truly a work of art you’ve crafted here, ladies. It’s vibrating with LOVE and COMPASSION *and* educating and empowering all at the same time. TRANSFORMATIONAL — that’s what it is. I already know most of the content from participating in the AOM yearlong money school over the past three plus years, but the content is still feeling BRAND new and SOOOO JUICY!
It’s so exciting to read a money book that’s not scary. One that is kind and loving — but also incredibly informative and life-changing.