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Wherever you are along your money journey, you’re welcome here.

Bring your stories. Your goals. And a good pair of galoshes. I lead with vision, heart, and playfulness. And I know these woods like the back of my hand.

Are you here after reading my book, The Art of Money, looking for some more money love and support? Yay! Get comfy … you’re so welcome here.

If you’d like to go deeper after reading my book, you should know that my main teaching program is The Art of Money. This year-long, global money school is the fullest expression of my money work over the last 20 years. We’re about to head into our 7th year and I am in love with this teaching model, for so many reasons.

Tour my year-long money school, The Art of Money.

Art of Money 2019

The Book

The Art of Money: A Life-Changing Guide to Financial Happiness.

A warm, robust exploration of my entire methodology, told through stories, reflections, and can-do practices. The award-winning book is now available in hardback, paperback, and Kindle.

Let the money healing begin …

The Podcast

A rich hodgepodge of money goodness, from my heart to your ears. You’ll find deep money insights, fascinating interviews, passionate riffs, and a whole lot more.

Hear some money wisdom.

The Pocket Map

A mini-but-mighty version of my methodology, zapped straight to your inbox over 7 days. (No charge, tons of change.)


13 Essential Articles + Videos

I know: these woods can seem thick, dark, and scary if you’re new to it all. And there’s oodles and oodles of amazing content on this site -- so it can be hard to know where to start!

Fret not. Here are some of my fave, foundational pieces to get you started. Lace up your comfiest hiking shoes and come with me on my favorite trail. Start your journey with any of these classics:

Bari Tessler Keynote Speech Gaia Women Lead

Gaia Women Lead Keynote Speech
In this 36-minute livestream video, you'll learn about the Zen Buddhist metaphor I love using for our Big Money Riddles, hear about some of my own money koans, past and present, and then my 3 elegant steps for solving your own Big Money Riddles.


My 6 Fave Tools + Practices
In this 50-minute video podclass, I give a robust overview of my entire methodology, including simple practices you can start using today.


The Antidote to Money Shame
This is probably my most popular article, ever. Learn what “Money Shame” is, why we all have it, and the Body Check-In: my single favorite money healing practice.

A beginner's guide to Financial Therapy 
In this post, I share with you just what I mean by “Financial Therapy,” why you might want to explore it, and what to do if you want to become one.


What’s a Money Story?
We’ve all got one. Your Money Story encompasses all of your history, strengths, missteps, and beliefs about money. Here’s how to start understanding and working with it (and writing your next chapter).


How to Take Yourself on a “Money Date”
Doesn’t that sound better than “ugh, paying bills”? Light a candle, nibble some chocolate, and learn a more sumptuous approach to all things money.


Why I Hyperventilated at the Car Dealership: A Live Case Study in Making Money Decisions
I share personal stories quite a bit in my teaching, and in this one, you’ll learn a powerful framework for making smart money decisions that feel great.


How to Create Your End-Of-Year Money Ritual
A gentle introduction to the third phase of my methodology, Money Maps. Because clarity about where you are in this grand life-and-money journey … is exquisite. (And you don’t have to wait ‘till New Year’s Eve to get it.) Also check out Part Two, here.


How to Claim Your VALUE
Value is one of my essential, ever-evolving money inquiries -- and here’s a compendium of my favorite teachings and tips to feel it, claim it, and deepen it in your money life (and beyond).

Body Article NH

What does your body have to say about money? (A lot.)
Truth? A huge slice of my money work is actually a gateway into body-based mindfulness. Learn why your body is an essential ally along your money journey, and some of my favorite insights + tips for working with it.


10 Ways to Deepen Your Connection with Your Honey through Money
Money is a tough subject for most couples -- but when you have the right tools, it can bring you closer together than ever. (Pinkie promise.)

What should you charge

Creativepreneurs: What should you charge? 3 non-obvious perspectives
It’s the question that echoes in creative entrepreneurs’ minds at least once in their career (but usually more like one thousand times): What should I charge?

Should you hire a bookkeeper or DIY? My best stories + advice.
This is one of the most common quicksand traps I find people getting stuck in, towards the beginning of a money practice.