Do you live paycheck to paycheck with no way to get ahead in sight? Or, do you have money in the bank but feel stuck in your current salary? If long-term financial stress is a way of life it’s time to rethink your mindset.
Why Not You?
First up, it’s time to consider if you believe that you can earn more. Whether it be a million dollars, six figures a year, or going up the next tax bracket. If you don’t think that your skillset is such that you can earn substantially more, then you never will. Why not? Because you won’t be able to see earning opportunities when they are presented to you. You don’t think you are good enough.
You’ve Stopped Trying
Since you have already decided that you will never get out of debt or have money in the bank, then it’s not just that you won’t see opportunities when they arise—but you have stopped trying to build upon your professional skill set. Consider what skills you need to advance and also consider if you are in the right industry and profession.
Last but not least, get the voice of others out of your head. If you were taught from a young age that you will always be poor, that your earning potential is capped, or that you can’t make money doing what you love then it’s time to let go of others limited mindset towards money and accept that you define your boundaries.