These statements, sound familiar?
“Money is the root of all evil”
“Money doesn’t grow on trees”
“Money can’t buy happiness”
“If you are rich, you cannot be spiritual”
These are the most prevalent myths related to money which we have been believing since forever. The myths we have been believing, storing and also advocating it to friends and family. The myths that make us openly despise money and then secretly wonder why money is not loving us back. The myths which have now become part of our belief system.
Since childhood, our society has always been bombarding us with negative beliefs about money. These beliefs once picked up in childhood, find their way into our subconscious and we unknowingly start believing those. They sabotage our financial success, because they subconsciously emit a vibration that cancels out our conscious intentions of earning money. So, no matter how talented we are or how hard we work, we end up struggling financially because of all the money myths which have found a place in our minds.
Through this blog, let me open the wallets of our minds and find why we always think money is “wrong”, “difficult” or “nonspiritual” and end up struggling financially. Let me shatter the money myths, one at a time and make you realize that there is nothing wrong in being rich and having lot of money only makes you more of who you already are and helps you dream bigger.
#1. “Money is the root of all evil”
The myth I believe was sourced to how human beings started using or misusing money. But that does not make money evil. NO, it doesn’t. It is not the money which is root of evil, it is us, it is how we use money. The evil or the good lies in us. Money is not programming our mind to do or be evil, is it? Money will neither give us the power to do good or to do evil. Money is just energy and based on how and where we use it, we create the evil or the good. We can use money to help those in need or to dream bigger and audacious or to plan a life of our choice. And if we are using money for creating evil, it is us, not money. Period!!!
#2. “Money doesn’t grow on trees”
The myth was rooted to our false understanding that money is hard to earn. Of course, money doesn’t grow on trees, or does it? Money is as easy as we believe it is and achieving financial success is easier than we think. Our thinking about money that it is difficult, makes it difficult. The reason why most people haven’t yet attained the wealth they seek is because they don’t have a positive money consciousness. Too often, they’re limited by their own beliefs about money and by the question of whether or not they deserve it. They have a negative money blueprint imprinted in their minds. Once they start changing their beliefs, thoughts and words about money, it will help them develop a positive money mindset and attract the wealth and abundance they have always envisioned for themselves. But it will all start with shattering this myth first, once and for all.
#3. “Money can’t buy happiness”
Wow, this one is like defending not being able to earn enough money or justifying not having enough money. Tell this myth to a poor person and he will tell you how happy he would feel to feed his family, live in his own house or earn enough money to buy toys for his kids and see them smiling. And yet, we feel money can’t buy happiness.
Although, I also feel that happiness is an inner conscious choice and our decision of being content and happy with everything we have in the moment. You might have every possible wealth and abundance and yet feel unhappy and discontent. But your unhappiness will be because of your inner turmoil and your inability to attain peace within yourselves and not because of money’s inability to buy you happiness. Money won’t make us build inner peace or happiness, we will have to create it ourselves. But money will assist in achieving that happiness by helping us fulfill all our wildest and most audacious dreams. It will help us make people we love, happy. It will help us feel the bliss of using money for doing good. Yet, I believe money is not and should not be the destination but it is the road to all our destinations and all our dreams. So, to correct, money won’t buy happiness for you but it will lead you to happiness but only if you are willing to.
#4. “If you are rich, you cannot be spiritual”
I was born in a spiritual city. I have seen people who always had closed doors to money, thanks to their untrue belief that if they want to be spiritually inclined, they must not give importance to money. I have heard them saying; “money is not a priority in life, God is”. They consider money contradicting to spirituality. And to confess, for years, I also believed in it. Thankfully, I don’t anymore. It was because of my awakening to the fact that we all were born to live in abundance, be it in wealth, spirituality, health, love or inner peace. We deserve abundance in every sphere of our lives. We can be spiritually evolved with equally abundant and wealthy lives. We cannot only have wealthy lives ourselves, we can continuously keep on helping society by doing good or touching other lives. The Universe is full of abundance and so our beliefs should also be. So, let me shatter your myth and re-write for you. Money is not contradictory to spirituality and we can both be highly spiritual and insanely wealthy at the same time.
Becoming wealthy starts in your mind. The first requirement to becoming wealthy is to shatter all your negative beliefs about money. You will have to go into your deepest corner of your heart and break all your negative beliefs about money. The second requirement is to make a conscious decision to do so. Decide now to have wealth and abundance in your life. And before you know it, your subconscious will work back stage to attract the right people and right resources needed to help you reach your ideal monetary goal. And the last requirement for you to be wealthy is ACTION (in bold letters).