Welcome to the Young, Pissed, And Financial BONUS Part 7 – for those who’re truly hungry to unlock wise money knowledge and experiences.
Continuing from part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, and part 6 of Young Pissed & Financial, here’s more of the story behind why I think most people, including bankers + brokers, don’t really "get" money – and it makes ‘em miserable.
This is the bonus grand finale of the Young, Pissed And Financial series, and it goes a little deeper than the rest.
In it we begin to dip our toes into the Mystery of finances and success. We begin to consider ditching old ways and rules, and we open up to new ones. To me, this is an introduction to the msot fun, most refreshing information on money I’ve read or written.
If you like Ryze’s Fresh Views On Taboos — I have a feeling you’re gonna love this one.
Last time I touched on how affirmations "done right" seemed to be having an positive impact for me, and it’s understandable why.
But affirmations fail, like, often.
They really do.
Heh, and it kinda sucks.
If we could examine the % success rate for affirmations, when we "taught" this tool to someone else, how high would it be, really?
And can we write off all the ‘failure’ to "well, people dont use ‘em right!"
That seems silly and dismissive.
There must be something else going on.
A deeper truth.
Imagination, beliefs, affirmations, etc., seem very unreliable.
And it’s not just because "people don’t use ‘em right!"
A ‘tool’ that is unreliable, isn’t really a tool at all.
Any tool that requires the majority of humanity to figure out some complex puzzle, and the "right way" to use the tool is known by few, is a pretty ridiculous design for a tool.
"Ì wish I could say that ‘yes, the typical prescriptions and the recommendations and the techniques and strategies for how to be happy work… but they don’t! They don’t. The mainstream one’s don’t, the more esoteric or woo-woo one’s don’t. They just don’t work at all — or reliably — and you don’t have to take my word for this, you just need to look around. Look at the world, look at, maybe your life or the lives of other people that you know. The world is not a happier place because of all of the books, and the audios, and the videos, and the prescriptions, and the medicines and everything else." – Robert Scheinfeld
Almost everyone wants more money, and during the first chunk of our lives, we’ve been trained to believe some pretty interesting things about money and the economy.
And we all take it for granted.
And there’s a reason for this.
And it’s NOT because the tools are flawed. Continue reading