One of the blocks that have come up for participants in one of my mindset programs about money is they feel guilty for desiring more money – like they are stealing from those less fortunate, and it’s hugely unfair.
Let’s talk about that guilt – as it’s huge in relation to money AND a completely WASTED emotion.
Greed and wastefulness is not a good thing.
But, just because you desire more money – to live a life free from worry with access to things that bring your freedom and joy – does not mean you will instantly become greedy and wasteful.
ONE DOESN'T EQUAL THE OTHER
With more money, you have the freedom to create meaningful things that help others. You have the time to give back. You have the mental state to greet others with love and kindness, rather than fear and envy.
I feel travellers suffer from money guilt a lot. It’s because you’ve possibly travelled to countries where luxury is not even something to think about.
TO READ MORE ABOUT MY THOUGHTS ON WHY FEELING GUILT FOR WANTING MORE MONEY ISN'T A GOOD MINDSET FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH AND HAPPINESS