In Yoga Philosophy, the concept of Aparigraha, translates as ‘non-greed’, ‘non-possessiveness’, and ‘non-attachment’. When applied to our finances, this principle teaches us to take only what we need, keep only what serves us in the moment, and to let go when the time is right. To me, Aparigrapha in application can be explained through conscious consumerism.Read More
Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think - Albert Einstein
I have a little confession to make. I am a little obsessed with learning. But not only learning... I am seeking to also understand.Read More
Managing money well is more about managing ourselves well and to that extent there are many lessons that we learn and practice on the yoga mat that we can also apply to our finances, and our broader lives for that matter. Here are 5 lessons anyone can learn!Read More
The practice of mindfulness can significantly improve our relationship with money. But how, exactly do you practice mindfulness with your money?
Here’s my top mindful money tips:Read More
We each have a unique personality and unique way of doing things and it’s our personality that shapes and influences how we interact with the world around us and our relationships. In fact it influences our decision making, time management, communication and goal setting habits. And it very much influences how we handle our finances.Read More
Are you where you think you ought to be financially?
If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably made a few financial mistakes in your past. Perhaps you’re still making them? The thing is, we all make mistakes, it’s part of the learning process and experience is a great teacher... as long as we can learn from our mistakes and own up to them, we can then build from them and move forward.Read More
All our financial habits begin to form in our younger years. How we spend, save, budget and invest is largely attributable to what we saw our parents, friends and those of influence around us do. Sometimes, the lessons that we learn about money are based on the bad habits of others or on misguided advice. If we incorporate these bad financial habits into our lives, we are bound to struggle financially. It is only when we decide to clear our minds and to take a fresh approach to our finances, can we begin to break the bad habits that we have formed over the years and begin the journey towards financial health and freedom.Read More
Achieving any worthwhile goal whether financially, physically or spiritually may require a pushing of the limits
You may need to sacrifice and call on your drive and determination. Often you'll need to step out of your comfort zone to a place where it may not be comfortable. In yoga we often call it "playing to your edge" and it's a necessary place to be to maximize your growth and achieve your goals.
Coming to a point in life where you are satisfied with your financial situation often calls for honest reflection and evaluation of where you are financially. But with so many distractions and marketers vying to get you to spend your money on their offerings, it may be difficult to find your financial drishti or focus.Read More
Are you where you think you ought to be financially? When you were dreaming about how your life would be at this stage in your life, did it look anything like the reality that you are now facing?
The truth is that there will be disappointments and there will be setbacks in life. We may not achieve everything we set out to accomplish in the timeframe that we set. And that’s ok. The important thing is that we don’t punish ourselves for any financial mistakes that we may have made in the past.Read More
Yoga and money may have more in common than you may think..Read More
Have you met the new people down the street, the Joneses? They seem nice!Read More