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Bari Tessler

Dear Money Adventurer, Everything you didn’t know you needed to know about your financial support team Please say it with me:I do not have to know everything.I can ask for help.Sometimes, getting support is the strongest, bravest thing to do. Years ago, I was a diehard DIY’er, when it came to money stuff. Back in the early days of my Financial Therapy work, I advised everyone to keep their own books — essentially, to be their own bookkeeper — at…

November 27, 2023
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How to Work with Tough Money Emotions

Dear Money Adventurer, A while back, this question popped up in my year-long Art of Money program: Bari, help! As soon as I start working on the practical, nitty-gritty stuff around money, my brain shuts down. I’ve been trying to catch up on my taxes, but as soon as I begin, I panic. My brain goes blank. It’s like I’m a computer in meltdown mode: blue screen of death, nobody’s home. It’s just too difficult to look at. I feel…

November 21, 2023
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3 powerful somatic practices to cultivate inner safety

Dear Money Adventurer, Sometimes, as we move deeper into our relationship with money, we find that this work brings up old wounds or painful emotions that we thought we had healed. These moments are a test of your mindful awareness and personal growth, and their unfolding can feel disorienting and overwhelming. Finding yourself moving through painful histories while also simultaneously trying to learn new practical money skills can feel like the ground is giving way beneath your feet. You might…

November 20, 2023
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