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Our Net-worth is Entirely Different From Our Self-Worth

N is for Our Net-worth is Entirely Different From Our Self-Worth

  “True abundance isn’t based on our net worth, it’s based on our self-worth.” – Gabrielle Bernstein If you are a person who believes money will solve all your problems, think again. Just because your financial net worth may be high, it won’t necessarily improve your self-worth. High self-esteem is based on one’s self-perception and […]

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K is for The Key to Happiness – is it Time?

“Money buys happiness,” has long been the motto for many on this planet. However, recent studies suggest it may be “time” that promotes more happiness. A study published in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that people feel happier when using their money to outsource time-consuming jobs rather than a purchase that […]

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G is for Gratitude – Utilize this Powerful Tool for a Happy Life

Recent studies in positive psychology show gratitude to be consistently associated with greater happiness. What exactly is gratitude? Gratitude is a feeling of joy that comes from appreciation. When we practice gratitude on a daily basis, we begin to concentrate on the positive and avoid dwelling on the negative aspects of life. Research by UC […]

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A to Z Guide for “Awe”some Living!

It is easy to get lost in our busy, fretful, demanding lives. Taking time to notice the little things can change the way we look at our day. Learn how to take care of YOU on a daily basis. Try something new, let go of past pain and begin to enjoy your awesome future. Accept […]

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B is for Balancing Your Work and Care-giving

Balancing a career, family, and aging parents can become physically damaging if you don’t pay attention to the warning signs. Should you experience some of the stressful effects of care-giving, please incorporate some of these healthy habits into your daily life. By taking care of yourself first, you’ll be able to take care of others more […]

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Q is for Quirky Observations that can help you get beyond & through your Divorce

For those of you who have contemplated divorce, are in the midst of sorting through one or have already gone through this life altering ordeal then you know what it’s like to have feelings of resentment, bitterness or betrayal invade your being. Harboring such feelings during and beyond divorce is simply unnecessary, especially when you take […]

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W is for Why Your Decision Style may impact Your Happiness?

The pursuit of happiness is humanity’s ultimate goal. Most people put happiness over all other life goals, and are consistently working towards being happy. But, after decades of research it still remains mysterious and complex. Have you ever considered that your decision-making style may impact your emotional state? We are continually making decisions in our […]

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C is for Choose to Challenge your Comfort Zone

“Dare to learn, to be different, to set your goals, to move out of your comfort zone, to be persistent.” ~ Unknown Your comfort zone is a space that provides you with a feeling of safety. It’s where you seek patterns of the familiar and try your best to exclude anything uncomfortable. Staying in your […]

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Holiday Gratitude from AZ

During this holiday season I would like to express my sincere appreciation for all those with whom I have had the privilege to serve throughout the year. It is an honor to pass along helpful financial information and encouragement in today’s challenging financial economy.  It is my goal to continue to provide helpful, open and […]

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X is for EXploring Money Habits in a New Relationship.

  “You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” — Epicurus (341-270 B.C.) You’re in a new relationship and you really want it to last. We love many things about our partners, but values about money can create a great divide. It […]

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