Hey loves! Can you believe that I started my debt free journey a little over 6 months ago? I have to say… I’m super proud of myself for sticking to my budget and paying down my debt. It feels great to know that I’m that much closer to achieving financial freedom! Now I won’t sit here and pretend that the last six months or so have been a cake walk. In fact, I can admit that I hit a few bumps in the road. But I’ve come such a long way! I wanted to do something fun and share my June 2019 financial update with you guys…
Money… something that I’m sure every single one of us thinks about at least once on a daily basis. Whether you’re strategizing new ways to earn it, making new plans to spend it or save it; money is on all of our minds (some more than others of course). What if I told you that your perception about money has a direct effect on how you earn, spend, and save it? Further, if you want to improve your finances you have to start by reprogramming your money mindset.
I have a confession to make – the relationship that I have with money needs some work. Although I love money and the many comforts that it affords me in life, I realized that my money management skills over the last two years were nothing to brag about. Yes I have a great job, loving relationship, and bomb ass friends. In reality, most would look at my life and not see anything wrong, but there’s a dark cloud that’s been following me for a few years now: my debt.
My debt, I finally realized, is a direct result of my tumultuous relationship with money. But instead of villainizing the credit card companies, I’ve decided to own my shit. After my admission, it suddenly clicked – if I had a better relationship with money, I wouldn’t be in this situation with my debt! Duh! Once I faced that hard truth; I decided enough was enough – and I dedicated myself to giving my relationship with money a much-needed makeover.