Are Limiting Beliefs Holding you Back?

Over the past couple of weeks my focus has been drawn to beliefs, in particular ‘Limiting Beliefs’.  I have chatted to people over Linkedin about it, and it has been raised during a course I am doing called ‘YES to Success’, run by Deborah Poneman.  

While examining and clearing negative beliefs is big part of the work I do, it feels as though this area is definitely being highlighted as something to focus on at the moment, both for others, and for my own journey.

During periods of change, our beliefs become really important, because if they are negative they can really block us.  Having positive beliefs doesn’t mean you don’t have problems or challenges, or make you superhuman, it just means you can manage stressful situations with more confidence and creativity.

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My Steps to Creating a Basic Budget.

As the the Coronavirus pandemic continues, more and more people are struggling financially; with more people claiming benefits, the pressures of managing money has become even more important.

Setting a budget is vital in helping get through tough times; it won’t give you any more money, but it will give you clarity, even if the picture is bleak.  From clarity you can start to take action.

Budgeting can also give you a level of control, rather than the chaos of the snowball effect of closing your eyes and hoping for the best.

Taking responsibility for your finances can be quite empowering; you may still be struggling financially, but having a plan that you have created (even with help) will build your confidence and increase positivity. Continue reading “My Steps to Creating a Basic Budget.”

Business Finance; How Confident Are You That Your Accounts Are Accurate?

I found this blog in my drafts section, and wish that I had published it sooner, especially when I read the following sentence…..

“It is said that a crisis is the best way to change habits, but why wait? What happens if it is too late?”

The sad truth is that for some businesses it may already be too late, and they won’t survive the current crisis, especially those in the hospitality industry.  Many businesses have been forced to close, and the opportunity to re-open seems a long way off.

Before the pandemic, if I’d asked you to write a list of the most important things you had to focus on as a CEO or a business owner, I would hazard a guess that ‘making a profit’ would have been pretty high up there; maybe even number 1.Continue reading “Business Finance; How Confident Are You That Your Accounts Are Accurate?”

Dealing With Your Money Stresses; Part 2 – Understanding Money Blocks

When I ask people if they have a good relationship with money, the answer is generally ‘yes’ or ‘no’, however, the answer is never quite a simple as this.  Even when we think we have our money under control, the reality may actually be very different.

One of the key areas I work on with people is MONEY BLOCKS because everyone has them, the problem is they don’t always know it.

So, what are money blocks, and why are they so important?

Everybody’s relationship with money is different, and this is because everyones experience with is unique.Continue reading “Dealing With Your Money Stresses; Part 2 – Understanding Money Blocks”

Dealing With Your Money Stresses – Part 1

More people are currently experiencing higher levels of stress and anxiety, which has a huge effect on our physical and mental health; most importantly, it lowers the immune system. Money is one of the biggest sources of stress for many people at the best of times and many are finding these stresses magnified at the moment.

I’m currently exploring ways to tackle money mindfully in order to help people manage their money stress.

Firstly, what is mindfulness and how does it work?Continue reading “Dealing With Your Money Stresses – Part 1”