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Why Somatic Tools are Essential To Money Work Blog

Dear Money Adventurer, Your mind and body had a relationship with money long before you began your conscious money work. Before you began to write your money story with intention, they held it for you, narrating the money lessons and beliefs you’ve inherited and internalized from your family, culture, community, and your own lived experiences of survival, safety, stability, and enoughness. Because your money story isn’t just an external expression of your current financial circumstances, it is life-long and ever-unfolding,…

May 17, 2023
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money dates

Dear Money Adventurer, Your relationship to money is like a layer cake. (Now there’s a metaphor we can get behind, right?) There’s a big, thick, gooey emotional layer. (I’m imagining dark chocolate ganache, if you can’t tell.) Maybe there are actually several of these layers, throughout the cake. Then there’s a psychological-mental layer. That’s all of the beliefs and patterns you have about money, whether they came from you, your parents, your culture, or beyond. (Raspberry coulis, perhaps?) Money has…

April 14, 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…

April 13, 2023
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