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Why We’ll Never Get Rid of Our Money Anxieties

Why We’ll Never Get Rid of Our Money Anxieties

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Money Anxieties

Money, and the issues around money, are notoriously anxiety-provoking, and our coping mechanisms are usually unhealthy  - for example, aggressive avoidance — a more slow-simmering form of agita that merely (and literally) compounded the problem.

Money doesn’t just r...

  • Figure out how you actually feel. Yes, you’re anxious, but what kind of anxiety? When do you feel anxious? Where do you feel anxious?
  • Once you become more aware of your anxiety, try to pinpoint the specific financial concerns that it stems from. Then, you can start...

The goal isn’t to eradicate money worries entirely. Some amount of anxiety around money is healthy.

Then, the challenge is not banishing the anxiety but moderating it — which can require practical, measured action. That could mean looking for a new jo...

Perhaps the most brutal truth about money anxiety is that money actually is worth worrying about. For all the psychological acrobatics and emotional coping mechanisms, the best solution to financial anxiety is and will always be improving the reality of your finances

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