Do your parents’ money attitudes interfere with your success?

Our relationship with money starts in our childhood. Our parents and others cause us to form unconscious beliefs, “money narratives”, as we grow up.

These stay in our unconscious and drive our success later.

Often, they limit us from achieving greater success, happiness, and self-confidence. Some are common and easy to identify, like: ‘self-worth equals net worth’ – which the unconscious translate to ‘I am unworthy unless I am financially successful’; Or ‘money doesn’t grow on trees’, is translated at the unconscious level to ‘you have to work hard for your money so do not spend!’, etc. Other narratives are personal and unique to you and your family.

These stay in our unconscious and drive our success later.

Often, they limit us from achieving greater success, happiness, and self-confidence. Some are common and easy to identify, like: ‘self-worth equals net worth’ – which the unconscious translate to ‘I am unworthy unless I am financially successful’; Or ‘money doesn’t grow on trees’, is translated at the unconscious level to ‘you have to work hard for your money so do not spend!’, etc. Other narratives are personal and unique to you and your family.
Are you aware of yours? Answering the following free associations with the first thing that comes to mind, will help you identify yours:

If I had more money I would…

The worst thing about money is…

My greatest worries, fears, and concerns about money are…

My greatest desires for money are…

The positives of having money are…

Money is…

Knowledge is power. Once you bring them to consciousness, you can decide which ones to keep.

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