My Latest Musings:

  • Tax Day Reflections

    by Bari Tessler April 15, 2013

    Dear Community, Today is a loaded day. It’s Tax Day in the US. Body Check In: What happens when you read those two teeny little loaded words? Tax Day. Feelings, sensations, reactions? Breathe into Tax Day. Take a peek at what’s there for you. And: Read on, for some love + support + perspective.  For some (many), Tax Day holds dread, shame, fear, anxiety. Contraction. Avoidance. Tension, right? 

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  • Yesterday Noah (my 4 ½ year old son) told us he wants to go to school full time, instead of just a few days a week. Deep Breath. Excitement. Hand-on-my-tender-heart. It’s not surprising that this request has come just two weeks after we completed the transition into his own cool big boy bed, after 4.5 years of co-sleeping with me. I knew this day would come, when he would want to be in school instead of our precious mommy-noah-days. I…

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  • I’ll gently and lovingly ask that again… Do you know your own value? How’s that for a loaded question? Know Thy Own Value. Whoa. Value is paradoxical, subjective and ever-changing. How much do you value yourself? How do we ask to be compensated for our “value”? How do we even dare to put an amount to our value?

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  • {This article is part of the Golden Nugget Series, a free e-party leading up to The Art of Money, which begins on February 1st. If you’re new here, subscribe for updates and money wisdom, at the bottom of this post!} Heads up: This coming Friday, February 1st, The Art of Money community will begin our journey together. In 5 days, everyone will be getting access to our first month’s materials and calls, and we’ll be kicking off our private facebook group for connection…

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  • Golden Nugget #4: Money Practices. Bookkeeping Love + Empowerment, Part 2  Today we’re taking an even deeper cut into this burning money question: Should I hire a bookkeeper, or do it myself? (In case you missed it, here’s Part One on this topic, where we navigate through the choices, the dynamics, and the nuance of this big question.) Happy drumroll + a few shoulder shimmies . . . Jessica Reagan Salzman is joining The Art of Money as a Guest Teacher…

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  • {This article is part of the Golden Nugget Series, a free e-party leading up to The Art of Money, which begins on January 15. If you’re new here, subscribe for updates and money wisdom, at the bottom of this post!} Golden Nugget: Money Healing.Money + Enneagram. Skype Interview with Ben Saltzman.The Art of Money – Guest Teacher With less than 2 weeks until The Art of Money journey begins, I am so thrilled to introduce you to a dear friend and…

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