My Latest Musings:

  • Dear Money Adventurer, Last year, I had a brand new money realization. I’ve been doing my money work, personally and professionally, for about 25 years now, and I’m still discovering new things about myself all the time. This sudden insight brought some needed healing to a financial identity I had been holding onto since my childhood. This is the story of how I finally claimed my identity as both a Spender AND a Saver. They are not mutually exclusive; it…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, Regardless of who you are, where you come from, or what you believe in, money influences your personal choices, opportunities, even your communities. In my work as a Financial Therapist, I explore the world of money, bringing more mindful attention to the personal, micro side of money, the relationship we have with money, the narratives we write for ourselves, and how those stories impact even our closest relationships. I also bring loving curiosity to the macro side…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, Spring is in the air and I’ll be celebrating by teaching my first small-group Financial Therapy workshop in years. As in, at the last event I offered outside of my year-long Art of Money program, I was six months pregnant and wore a sign with an arrow pointing to my belly that read, “Noah inside.” It’s hard to believe that was 13 years ago now, but it’s true. So, when Revel reached out and asked if I…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, When we look back on our lives, we may feel shame or regret at the past behaviors. The thing is, most of us make money mistakes. We all have parts of our life or money life that we wish we had done differently. Hindsight really is 20/20 – and money is no exception. The problem is that all too often, when we reflect on our journey, we carry shame over the mistakes that we’ve made, for “getting…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, Ritual is a fundamental part of being human. Throughout history, we have raised our voices in song, in prayer, and celebration. We have gathered together to dance and mourn, to rejoice in love and life, in new beginnings, and journeys come to an end. Our rituals connect us to our families, culture, values, beliefs, and ourselves. I love ritual, especially the personal rituals that we self-create for our own healing.  And most especially those rituals we self-create…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, Community grounds and guides us, sharing wisdom, providing support and encouragement, and witnessing our journey along the way. At the very beginning of my Financial Therapy career, long before The Art of Money became what it is today, I taught my methodology as a six-week, small group course that met weekly in my living room. Little did I know that those humble beginnings would grow into my flagship, year-long money school and global community, TWO published books…

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