Have you ever thought about what money is, really? As money practitioners — brave adventurers who have chosen to say YES to an amazing relationship with money — it’s important that we know what money means. And what money means to us. So let’s talk about it. I’m going to share with you 3 ways to look at money from a priestess perspective. Feel into what resonates with you, and what new insights you can bring into your relationship with money.
When it comes to money matters, Tarot may not be a financial tool that comes to mind for most people. Even though it falls more on the esoteric side of things there is much we can learn in our relationship with money from this system. Tarot is a system of using archetypes as a helpful means to gain perspective on our financial circumstances, financial blocks and financial potential and help us relate to our money story from a higher perspective.
When people first discover Priestess of Finance, there is typically a sense of curiosity or intrigue. They ask:
What is a Priestess? And what does she have to do with finances?! Today, I’m going to share with you how to understand the archetype of the Priestess, and better yet, how to bring her wisdom and power into your financial life, so you can reap many gifts and supportive tools on your hero’s journey with money.
If you aren’t (yet!), you’re not the only one. Sex and money can be the toughest topics for couples to dive deep into without historical trigger points coming up. These rich topics can bring up shame, obligation, guilt, fear, anger, sadness or resentments just to name a few of the tumultuous feelings.
I recently started a new work out called Orangetheory. It's a unique style of interval training: you wear a heart rate monitor and a display screen reflects your heart rate in real time while you go through a strategic workout, assigning it a color. The goal is to get into the orange zone -- hence, 'Orangetheory' -- to sustain intensities at 85% or higher of maximum heart rate.
These are the cycles of entrepreneurship: contraction, expansion, ebb & flow. They are much like life and a LOT like money! These cycles are happening ALL the time but we have become disconnected from them. We no longer need to conserve food for the winter, we just jump in the car and head to the store when we want anything…anytime. This happens with spending money too. We have lost the connection to conserving for the future because we are an instant gratification culture.
Perhaps the most common problem that draws people to financial coaching is the challenge of finding the right livelihood. Although it is one of the Buddha’s prescribed requirements for a happy life, the endeavor to find right livelihood is a process that baffles many in our culture.
How can a sincere, willing (perhaps frazzled or doubtful) seeker create, and open to, an income-generating situation that provides security, freedom and satisfaction?