Money worries affecting your wellbeing? In this week’s blog, we share some resources looking at balancing money and wellbeing.
Keeping your finances in check is a good way to maintain your sense of wellbeing. In the video below, financial wellness expert Alex Holder discusses how changing your perspective on how you spend money can help bring about a sense of wellbeing. You may be surprised as how much financial stress can have on your overall wellbeing.
Another way financial decisions can have an impact on you is your relationships. Having money discussions with family members can be uncomfortable. In an article from Mindful.org, Bari Tessler, a financial therapist, shares her body check-in practice for before money conversations. The practice helps you to notice sensations, emotions and thoughts. This helps you begin the conversation with understanding of other points of view and consider the point you’re trying to get across.
Read the step-by-step body check-in here
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