At some points in our lives many of us experience signs of financial stress or worry. Whether it is a child struggling to save enough money to purchase a gift, or an adult avoiding debt, paying bills on time and making ends meet, we all experience varying level of stress at one time or another.
Financial stress stems from:
We know all too well the negative impacts that stress may have on our psychological, social, relational and physical state of being. Here are some easy measures that you can take to help you avoid financial stress.
Acceptance – Financial stress doesn’t just affect people who are “poor” or unemployed Sometimes the more you have, the more you may worry! The truth about financial stress is that it often has more to do with how we RELATE to money than how MUCH money we have.
State of Mind – Change your state of mind. Practice Gratitude. Think of your financial problems more objectively. Empower yourself. Find what makes you feel good and uplifts you.
Take Action and get back in the Driver’s Seat
Aim for Financial Independence. Get to a stage where you are not living pay cheque to pay cheque and you are comfortably able to manage any unforeseen financial demands that may come your way.