What are the things that come to mind when you think of “money”? Last night’s dinner? A car you’re planning to buy? The credit card bill? Mortgage maybe? Apart from all the potential financial stressors or milestones that might pass through your head when thinking of money, there is also another ingredient that always makes it to the party — emotions.
Whether it’s nervousness, excitement or anxiety, one thing is for certain: there is a big emotional load attached to money. However, a vast majority of us keeps a strictly analytical approach, fighting with spreadsheets, trying to make wonders out of our budgets, and in most cases failing to accomplish our financial goals.