Lack Of An Abundant Mindset

SharonNeil

Your financial situation… Is largely dictated by the money mindset you borrowed from your family system… Unfortunately, for most of us, that tends to be a scarcity mindset—full of stress, worry, negative attitudes, and limiting beliefs. Whereas very few of us had role models with an abundant mindset… Full of confidence, creativity, positivity, resourcefulness, and optimism. An abundant mindset sees … Read More

Rewrite A Script

SharonNeil

I’ll trust you… And assume you’ve put some thought into your formative experiences surrounding money. If you did, you’ll be well prepared for today’s exercise. Because what we’ll be doing next is rewriting your money script—the mindset and collection of beliefs that you’ve been acting out, which dictate your financial situation. To rewrite a script, you’ll need to have a copy … Read More

Our Inner Voice

SharonNeil

I’d like to begin with a relevant thought, which is based on this tweet I posted recently: Our inner voice tends to speak to us like our parents did. For most of us, this retraumatizes rather than supports “If you want to be happier, make sure your inner voice speaks to you like the parents you needed, not necessarily the … Read More

Gaining Self-Awareness

SharonNeil

This is the latest article from Neil on relationships…. It’s healthy to voice one’s thoughts and feelings, especially after going through these types of experiences. However, my end goal is always to coach people through letting go of toxic emotional attachments, understanding the deeper issues, healing, and moving forward. Because if you can’t change a person or situation, you have … Read More

Sticky Emotional Reaction…

SharonAdvice, Neil

Here’s the next article for Neil on holidays and relationships… Despite your best intentions in clearing the slate… And all your preparation for staying mindful with your family over the holidays… Once you’re seated at the table, or socializing in the living room, you may still catch yourself regressing into the wounded child or adapted adolescent. A sticky emotional reaction … Read More

Running patterns

SharonNeil

This is the latest article from Neil on relationships When reconnecting with family for the holidays… Few of us enter with a blank slate, to experience others as they truly are… Over decades, we’ve built up assumptions about them, and how the day or night will go. In effect, instead of relating to each other…   We are relating to … Read More

Map out your patterns

SharonNeil

This is the next article from Neil on breaking patterns and relationships. Patterns are everywhere… In Nature, in your behavior, as well as in your relationships with family. And if you tend to get stressed out or reactive around certain family members, you can be sure there’s a pattern at play. After all, where there’s reactivity, there’s a wound. To … Read More

We can literally move mountains

SharonAdvice, Neil

This is the latest article from Neil   When you look around… You can see a myth playing out in modern society… That you’re supposed to feel good all the time. You should be comfortable, happy, pain-free, and always in control. So, any experience different from that is often seen as an unwanted glitch… Something we should get rid of, … Read More

The Front Matter

Richard ArthurNeil, Writing

Now on to our second and bonus lesson.. I realized I needed to stop taking the damn words so seriously, and I finished my first novel–A dream I set for myself when I was just a little boy. I felt like I was learning from someone that understood why the writing matters. Someone who appreciates the art. And I learned … Read More

Top Ten Books: Reading List 2017 (Fiction & Literature)

Neil StraussBooks, Neil

In what’s becoming an annual tradition here, below is my top ten books reading list for 2017. It will be updated over the course of the year to reflect the fiction and literature books I’ve read over the course of the year. As I read each book, I will list it below, in order of preference from most to least favorite, … Read More