How Your Money Mindset Impacts Your Bottom Line

Before you can have true financial abundance, you need to have abundance energy. From a quantum physics perspective the more we focus on a particle of energy the more the particle can change. The term quantum physics was coined by Max Planck in 1900 and explains how physical form can be changed through the shifts in energy. This means our energy has the capacity to shift and change our experiences. And since energy is in everything -- including thoughts and money --  how you think and your energy around money can have a direct impact your bank account.

When you believe in lack you will experience an energy of lack. Conversely, when you believe in abundance you will be energetically abundant. Your beliefs inform your energy and your energy attracts its likeness. So if you want to boost your bank account, you must first activate your abundance energy. Here are three simple steps to recalibrate your money mindset, shift your energy and restore your bank account:

    1. Check your thoughts. The first step toward developing an abundant mentality is to clean up your thoughts. Become conscious of the stories you tell yourself about your finances. What negative thoughts are you replaying in your mind? For instance, are you telling yourself, “I’ll never get out of debt” or “I can’t ask for more money in a recession?" These types of thoughts are limiting. I challenge you to take an honest inventory of your negative thought patterns. Make a list of the fear-based money thoughts you’ve been replaying in your mind. What have been the consequences of those thoughts?
    2. Get creative. The only way to successfully think your way out of negative thought patterns is to open up to creative possibilities. Commit to a positive thought about your finances that you can truly get behind. The key here is to believe in the new affirmation, even if it feels unfamiliar at first. If you’re not sure where to begin, try “I welcome creative ways of making money” or “I am open to new avenues of income.” Actively thinking -- and saying out loud -- affirmations like these will open up your creative capacity and shift your energy to support your faith in abundance.
    3. Take abundantly aligned action. This final step is about taking action with your new abundant mindset. It’s one thing to think your way out of negativity, but it’s another thing entirely to act your way out. Practice using your new affirmation before you go into a sales meeting or before you meet with your boss. When you connect your high-level thoughts to action, the outcome will be miraculous. Remember: the outside world reflects your internal condition. Therefore, be mindful of what you’re thinking before you take action. For the next month, take one daily action that is backed by your abundant mentality. Even if it feels uncomfortable at first, embrace that funky feeling as a sign you’re moving forward -- and act anyway. Add up these actions and pay attention to the shifts. One shift at a time will guide you to believe in your abundance.

About Gabrielle Bernstein

Featured in the New York Times Sunday Styles section as the next generation guru, motivational speaker, life coach and author Gabrielle Bernstein is making her mark. Gabrielle is a #1 bestselling author of the book Add More ~ing to Your Life – A hip guide to happiness.

2 Responses to How Your Money Mindset Impacts Your Bottom Line

  1. Like you Gabrielle, I too have worked with people who are very smart, hardworking, well intentioned people—yet are struggling in their business and life. They live in their own private hell with the constant fear, anxiety, worry, and stress about money. So many are just making enough to make ends meet.
    And just like you suggest Gabrielle, the only reason for the struggle was that they had blocks about money and wealth that stayed in their blind spot.

    The combination of becoming aware and your suggestions Gabrielle is the work that will let them come out of their private hell with money and into choice. And creating more of what they want and less of what they don’t want and moving towards abundance.

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