My Latest Musings:

  • Needs vs. Wants

    by Bari Tessler May 16, 2012

    How do you know the difference between needs and wants in your money life? Where is that thin line between, “I need this” and “I want this” when it comes to earning and spending your money? This week, one of my Group Coaching students asked me to clarify this, and inspired today’s article – what a great question for all of us, as we deepen in our conscious money relationship! Let’s start at the beginning. Before moving forward, taking action,…

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  • Allow me to gush . . . In this post, I’m going to try to articulate the massive business transformation I’ve experienced since studying with the one and only Marie Forleo, my business mentor, and the creator Rich, Happy & Hot B-School. (If you’re immediately turned off by the name of her program, I get it – I was too at first. Read on . . .) The reason I’m gushing today is because Marie is offering a crazy-valuable free…

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  • What do you trust? Where is trust in your money relationship? How do you cultivate trust? Let me tell you, Trust has been really “up” for me lately. Calling for my attention. Challenging me. Teaching me. During my recent launch, I had to work my trust muscle pretty hard, as a third of my amazing group coaching students signed up in last 48 hours of enrollment. I met my goals . . . in the final hour. 🙂 Trust is…

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  • It’s a funny thing: I make my living helping people heal their relationship with money. And today, I’d like to address the elephant in the room of financial therapy and financial healing: How in the world do you reconcile the confusion about spending money on your relationship with money? And in a bigger sense, how do we approach our money decisions, of any kind? Knowing when you to invest, risk, say “Yes!” . . . and when to hang back…

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  • Have you noticed that real conversations about money are painfully rare? Money talk (the deep, transparent + compassionate kind) has a tendency to get stuck in the shadows. Untalked about. Unfelt. Unprocessed. Uncharted. Our money stories gather cobwebs, tucked away in those gnarly corners of our consciousness. They fill the “unsaid” moments in our conversations. They create little (or huge) cracks in our most intimate relationships. They drain our energy, needing attention and almost never getting it. Why do we…

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  • Happy almost-spring! Do you feel that rush of new growth and self improvement energy? Isn’t it lovely? If you’re loving this fresh, conscious energy (yes, please!), I think you’ll be thrilled to hear about our exciting new project, just around the corner . . . In January, we re-opened the doors for the Home Study Program as a completely self-guided experience (for you lone wolves and self-motivated supernovas). Meanwhile, many of you have told us you want the momentum of…

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