What is your Money Mindset?
Do you have an abundance mindset or a scarcity mindset about money? Your mindset doesn’t have to do with your specific circumstances, for example, someone can think “I have a lot of money” when they have one thousand dollars, while that amount might lead someone else to think “I have very little money”.
You money mindset includes all of your conscious and unconscious thoughts about money, impacting how you feel, what you expect, the decisions you make, etc.
Answer the following questions to get a clear sense of your money mindset:
- What do you notice about money?
- What do you consider a lot of money?
- How much money makes someone rich?
- What do you think of rich people?
- What do you think of poor people?
- What do you think is obvious about making money?
- What would you sacrifice for “a lot” more money?
- How much money do you think you can make in the next six months, one year, decade?
- Is making money easy or hard?
- What are you expecting in your financial future?
- How do you compare to your peers financially?
- Are you good at making money?
- Are you good with money?
- How much money do you want?
- Would you be comfortable telling people how much money you want?
- Do you feel like you have enough money?
The Negative Money Mindset
If you have a negative money mindset, a form of a scarcity mindset, you might spend a lot of time stressed or anxious about money it’s likely you…
- Hate thinking about money stuff
- Feel like you should have enough money, but somehow it always feels tight
- Know you have enough money, but you’re still always worried about your financial future
- Aren’t driven by money but have to think about it way too much
- Have shame about how much you have or don’t have
- Would like to be more financially comfortable but don’t want to be greedy
- Anticipate an eternal money struggle because you want to do good in the world
- Feel stuck in a cycle of spending more than you want to because of expectations
- Are terrified of asking for a raise or raising your prices
- Wish you could indulge and spoil your friends, treat yourself, take vacations, but you don’t think you will ever be able to
So many women struggle with the weight of what they think their financial situation should look like. Being smart, successful, and hard-working doesn’t make you immune to money stress.
How you think and feel about money is critical because it will drive your decisions about what’s possible, what you deserve, and how you make, save, spend, and handle it. Money stress will limit your ability. to make money or manage it the way you want to because stress causes people to avoid things.
What if making money were easy, or even fun?
What would it feel like to be as generous as you want to be?
Does that thought feel thrilling, scary, or just delusional?
Are you tired of your same old money stories?
The Abundance Money Mindset
An abundance mindset when it comes to money isn’t about thinking you have TONS of money, it’s about building the belief that you have enough and are resourceful enough to always figure out how to have the money you need for what you want. It’s about feeling safe no matter how much or how little you have, and trusting yourself.
Group Life Coaching for your Miney Mindset
Kickstartology’s online group coaching for women can help you with your money mindset. The program has live coaching, online modules, as well as personalized feedback and one one-on-one coaching.
Through the program, you will discover:
- The things we have in common that no one talks about
- How different beliefs and assumptions tend to affect financial results
- How to shift drivers from avoidance to desire
- Hard truths about building habits and progress (spoiler, willpower isn’t reliable)
- Self-image and identity: How important is this?
- Mind hacks to help manage stress and calm down your nervous system
- How to stop procrastinating