There are a lot of things we want more of in life.
We want more love, more time, more sleep, more adventures, and yes, we often want more money.
And one of the best ways to have more money is often not only the simplest and most obvious, it’s also the most frequently overlooked.
The people who need this strategy the most, those in the craziest of financial quagmires, often skip this simple step because they think it sounds way too rudimentary. I mean, seriously, making more money has to be hard and complicated, right? WRONG.
Here’s the secret sauce when it comes to having more of anything:
Whether you’re waiting for your perennial bed to blossom or desiring more digits in your bank account, the same principle applies.
Kids require attention in order to grow up relatively well-adjusted and functional, right? They need feeding and cuddling and housing. And more than that, they need love.
Call me gauche, but I believe the same is true with money.
So let’s say you want to make an extra $1,000 per month. Perhaps you’ve already thought of some strategies to put those extra bucks in your handbag.
These are all awesome ideas and they may very well yield fabulous results for you. But if you dive in with these strategies alone, your increased income might slip right through your well-manicured fingers.
Here’s what I see a lot: People who want to make more money but don’t lovingly steward the money they already have.
(I know because I used to be one of these people. There’s no finger-wagging here, trust me.)
So what’s the antidote to this insidious, incredibly abundance-squelching disease?
The Universe, God, Goddess, Yahweh, Life, the Divine (fill in your word for that which is bigger than us) won’t provide you with more until you show that you’re already doing great with what you’ve got. Create a strong, loving container and then, whaddya know? Suddenly there’s a lot more where that came from.
Guess what? The first step is NOT, in fact, any of the following: going out there and hustling more, working more hours, pouring all of your creative fuel into a new business, or proving to your boss or your clients that you deserve a raise. What a relief!
The first step is simply paying attention to what you already have in a loving way.
Remember, if you want more, you’ve got to give TLC to what you’ve got.
And, if you’re ready to make, grow, give, and receive more value by putting your attention on your money in an organized way with a supportive community, you can join The Money Love Course. Registration is open until Monday, March 25th at 12pm EST. When you register you’ll get immediate access to The Cash Clarity Checklist, which will help you start getting your financial duckies in a row right away! Click here to learn more.
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