Money Mochas

You get honest with your honey when it’s been your “turn” to do the dishes the last seven times. (You might even get playful and growl.) You tell her when you can’t stomach watching another rom com … and need to get some “cave time” with the fellas. (And she probably gives you a smooch and celebrates your honesty.)   If you and your honey can get honest about so much else … why do you get so stuck, when…

October 22, 2016
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Sometimes, we hit a brick wall, with our money stuff. (This is useful. When we listen to it.) The credit card payment comes due … and we feel all kinds of anger, shame, or just plain resistance. Or we see “student loan payment” in our monthly spending plan … and feel a queasy knot of anger in our stomach. What’s going on here … is simpler than you might think. (And way more profound.) What we CALL our spending, saving,…

October 19, 2016
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Most of us have HUGE resistance to doing money work — at least in the beginning.   An elegant, successful client of mine once told me: she’d rather talk about her sex life than her bank accounts! And even when we know that we “should” work on our money — we’re still resistant. Talk to a bookkeeper? Yikes! Look at our income and spending with our honey? Run away!! There’s a name for this resistance. It’s not just fear. It’s…

October 18, 2016
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