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    Joe, can we get that trading psych forum happening please?

    101 Money Beliefs, from http://www.abundancetapestry.com/101...money-beliefs/

    Many of us have beliefs that come from what others say or what others will like us to believe.

    1 Money doesnít grow on trees.
    2 Money is filthy and dirty.
    3 Money is evil.
    4 I am poor but clean (or good).
    5 Money is in short supply.
    6 Money goes out faster than it comes in.
    7 The cost of living is so high that it is impossible to keep up.
    8 Itís hard to hold onto money.
    9 A penny saved is a penny earned.
    10 Itís better to hoard money. You never know when the rainy day will come.
    11 A Depression can come at any moment.
    12 Only people who cheat have money.
    13 Money only comes from hard work.
    14 I can only earn more when I put in more hours at work.
    15 Rich people are greedy and dishonest.
    16 Money is not spiritual.
    17 It is a sin to have a lot of money.
    18 Spiritual people are not supposed to be rich.
    19 Itís easier to spend than save money.
    20 Poor people can never get out from under.
    21 Rich people are seldom happy.
    22 Credit card companies are loan sharks.
    23 I need lots of money first to make more money.
    24 Itís hard to have multiple sources of income coming in, other than from my job.
    25 It is difficult to make money from my investments.
    26 There is a limit to how much I can earn.
    27 Good opportunities hardly come by.

    Many of our negative money beliefs stem from having a poor self esteem. You need to address money beliefs at root causes, otherwise you would have largely missed addressing them at the right areas. Working on self-love issues opens you to receiving abundance more freely into your life. The entire process of working on yourself may sound tedious but just remember this: Thoughts of unworthiness will not be able to attract the same vibrational frequency of money, essentially a spiritual asset and a form of energy exchange.

    28 I do not deserve success.
    29 I do not have unique talents or abilities.
    30 Others just do not like me.
    31 Everyone else comes first.
    32 I am not worthy as a person.
    33 Iíll probably just fail anyway.
    34 I donít deserve money.
    35 Iím not good enough to make money.
    36 Iím no better than my parents, so I shouldnít make more then they did.
    37 But we canít afford that.
    38 I cannot handle or manage money well.
    39 I am such a loser.
    40 If Iím successful, my friends will be jealous and stop liking me.
    41 I will never get a good job.
    42 I am always in debt.
    43 My bank account will always be low.
    44 I donít want to have money and be stuck up.
    45 I may just forget whatís truly important and not like the person Iíve become.
    46 I resents others having money.
    47 I will never be able to make much money.
    48 I am just too stupid to make money.
    49 I am just too slow to make money.
    50 It is just too difficult to get ahead based on my lack of academic qualifications.
    51 My parents were poor, and I will be poor.
    52 It is best to remain poor so that my relatives will not borrow money from me.
    53 Artists (or whatever your profession is) have to struggle hard to earn a living.
    54 Oh, I canít charge that much.
    55 Oh, I canít charge more than my competitor.
    56 Making money is just too difficult.
    57 No one has ever said that making money is easy.
    58 I am just not good with money.
    59 Never tell anyone what I have in the bank.
    60 I can never pay off my credit card bill.
    61 I donít like receiving bills.
    62 I donít like writing checks to pay others, even if it is for a payment for their services.
    63 I donít deserve a pay rise.
    64 Itís not right to ask for a pay raise.
    65 I donít like being in the limelight.
    66 I like to buy gifts for others but I find it hard to spend on myself.
    67 The higher I go, the harder I will fall.
    68 I will never be a millionaire.
    69 I will never gain financial freedom.
    70 I am only worth minimum wage.
    71 I find it hard to value my own potential.
    72 It is best not to earn too much because I donít want to pay more in alimony.
    73 I cannot change my predetermined fate.
    74 I just donít like to think about money.
    75 I donít want to attract friends for the wrong reasons.

    These are beliefs that you hold about your life and your experience of it.

    76 Without money, I am worth nothing.
    77 I prefer to dream small so that I am not too pressurized.
    78 I do not love myself for who I am.
    79 I cannot be happy if I am rich.
    80 I am unable to manifest abundance.
    81 My life is one of suffering.
    82 Only with money, can I live life fully.
    83 I cannot do what I love because it does not pay well.
    84 I do not like to take responsibility.
    85 Life is meant to be a struggle, not a breeze.
    86 Why should the Universe/God support me?
    87 Everything I touch is a disaster.
    88 I am never lucky.
    89 Only dreamers think they can get rich but I am a realist.
    90 Dreams rarely come true.
    91 Miracles rarely or never happen to me.
    92 I will never have enough.
    93 I feel safe being poor.
    94 It is dangerous to be rich.
    95 I will always be poor.
    96 The future has nothing good in store for me.
    97 Itís okay to be able to survive each day.
    98 Abundance is not my birthright.
    99 The more money I have, the more problems I will have.
    100 It is impossible to have it all: a loving family, a job I love, great friends, good health and lots of money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gringotts Bank View Post
    1 Money doesnít grow on trees.

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    Default Re: Money beliefs

    So I think that's a pretty good list. Then what to do with those negative beliefs? Fighting or resisting them doesn't seem to work. Encouraging the positives can seem to work ok, but takes a lot of skill, depending on your starting point.

    What techniques does everyone use?

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