FINANCIAL FRIDAY: Overcoming Money Scarcity
“Most people are deeply scripted in what I call the Scarcity Mentality. They see life as having only so much, as though there were only one pie out there. And if someone were to get a big piece of the pie, it would mean less for everyone else.” – Stephen Covey
Do you feel your money mindset is rooted in a feeling of scarcity? Here are some signs that you may be struggling with this:
- You believe situations are permanent (i.e. “…that’s just the way it is”)
- Your thoughts and words are full of scarcity vocabulary (i.e. “I don’t have enough money”, “I can’t do this”, “there’s never enough”)
- You are constantly in a state of envy
- You are rarely generous
- You have a hard time controlling your spending
Money scarcity is a fear that came from when you were a small child. For some reason when you were little, you picked up the mindset or the energy of there not being enough, of having to scrimp and save, of never being able to have what you wanted, etc. Or maybe there was a heavy layer of guilt around money you DID spend or you were made to feel like a burden on your family for costing them money.
Drew Canole is a rockstar in the world of fitness, nutrition and mindset, with a huge heart for others and doing his part to transform the world, one person at a time.
As the founder and CEO of www.fitlife.tv, he is committed to sharing educational, inspirational and entertaining videos and articles about health, fitness, healing and longevity. He is also a best selling author and the founder of Organifi, an organic, incredibly delicious greens powder, chock-full of superfoods to make juicing easy no matter your busy schedule.