Get To Know Your Money Story
We have recently talked about 3 things you need to know about money mindset.
Today we want to delve into how to how you can get to know your money story. Why it is important and how you can change it.
Let’s start with what is your money story.
Your money story is essentially the story that you have been told about money, your whole life.
For some, this will be that money is evil.
For some, it may be that money is hard to make.
For some, it could be that you have more problems when you have
For others, it is more positive.
Money is an unlimited resource.
Money is easy to create.
Life is easier with more money.
This typically depends on your childhood and how your primary socialisers feel about money. You tend to be a reflection.
But regardless of how you feel about money, it can be rewired.
However, to make it easier to rewire your mind, you need to understand your money story. Once you understand what your money story is, you can change it. You can change the result!
So make a list.
What things do you think you know about money?
Money does not grow on trees.
Money is hard to make.
You do evil things with money.
Now it is time to start rewiring those thoughts.
So write down the opposite to your negative story.
Money is an unlimited energy source, and it flows to me quickly.
Money is abundant and easy to attract.
I can do beautiful things with money.
These will become your affirmations.
What is an affirmation and what is the point?
Affirmations are positive sentences. They work by rewiring the way our mind thinks.
Think of it this way; we have years of telling ourselves negative things about money. So of course, to correct that, we need to tell ourselves positive things.
There are so many ways you can get affirmations into your day, here are some of our suggestions:
In the mirror as you get ready.
Reminders set on your phone.
On post-it notes.
On your vision board.
On the fridge.
You get the idea. Surround yourself with affirmations so you see them regularly both consciously and subconsciously.
Getting to know your money story may take time, but it is so so worth it. It can really help you in business and in your life.
You may have to really play out the things that you have been told your entire life.
So, let’s talk about what you can do from here.
Take action by journalling answers to the following questions:
When I say money, how do I feel? Excited, scared, etc.
What have I learnt to be true about money?
What thoughts do I want to rewire?
One more note, you have totally got this. Work at it at your own pace and do it genuinely, that will get the best results.
About the author
Chloe Slade is the Marketing Manager here at Cone and focuses on creating content that brings business and lifestyle together. Chloe is keen makeup lover, foodie and loves to work from luxurous destinations.