My Latest Musings:

  • Dear Money Adventurer, I recently had a wonderful book event at my favorite local independent bookstore, the Boulder Book Store. I spent the evening talking about all things Financial Therapy and signed copies of both my books, The Art of Money: A Life-Changing Guide to Financial Happiness and The Art of Money Workbook. Of course, I grabbed my own stash of fiction and dark chocolate to take home with me before the bookstore closed. You can tell it was a…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, Have you ever had a money freeze moment? Have you ever sat down to bring some loving attention to your money, only to completely forget what you meant to do–like the money equivalent of going to get something from another room, only to forget what it is you were looking for? So you stop and do a body check-in, but you’re still at a loss for what to do next. Now what? Start by taking a deep…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, We live in a busy world. Between building our careers, nurturing our families, and taking care of the day-to-day, we’re so preoccupied with what needs to be done that we miss out on being present in the moment. Physically we’re here, of course, but our minds are worlds away, leaping ahead to the next task on our To Do list. It happens in our daily lives, in our work, and even in our relationship with money. It…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, We live in a world that romanticizes wealth and abundance, but actually talking about financial needs and goals–actually talking about money–is hardly a romantic notion. For many couples who otherwise share the same values and ideals, money is a polarizing subject, fraught with shame and blame. Why is it so hard to get on the same page about finances when you align on everything else? Because every single one of us carries our own money stories and…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, As a lifelong lover of books, bookstores have always been a happy place for me, offering a world of learning, discovery, and the starting point of many a magical journey. Growing up before the era of big box stores, it was libraries and bookmobiles that first captured my childhood imagination. When I was 18, I discovered the wonder of independent bookstores and fell in love with this world of stories, and ideas, and the sense of community…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, On the surface, running your own business is a journey of professional growth and development. It is also a profoundly personal journey of self-discovery that empowers us to understand ourselves more deeply. Along the way, we learn how to honor our gifts and strengths, to recognize our opportunities to stretch and grow, and to align our work with our deepest values. Like any personal journey, there is no one-size-fits-all template for building and nurturing a successful business.…

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