The Secret to Your Beautiful Life is YOU

 

Too busy?

How much effort does it take so you can keep up with everything?

The world is changing every day.

The “high tech” world that promises to simplify our lives has in in fact complicated it.

Yes, the high tech world has complicated our lives because it has brought a multitude of time consuming distractions leading us to shy away from the simple joys in life, keeping us away from what truly matters.

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When we travelled to the US last year, I never lost any “wifi” connection. I was always “connected”.

We rode the plane, the train, the ferry, the bus and all other modes of transportation and I thought that the best thing is that there was ”wifi” connectivity everywhere I went.

But the benefit of having a world without boundaries through this wifi connectivity has also resulted in a lot of relationship changes.

I noticed that people talk less because they are always busy with their mobile devices.

Kids are not as interested in arts and playing simple games but have diverted most of their attention to all sorts of gadgets.

People seem to care less because they do not notice what is happening around them.

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People connect less because they are too busy with their celphones looking around at what is happening in social media, rather than being concerned about the person who could be sitting right beside them.

People are restless because they have become addicted to playing games, to watching videos and reviewing social media feeds in facebook, linked in, Instagram, you tube or twitter.

Our lives are now revolving around technology more than ever. Instead of technology adjusting to us – we the people, are adjusting to technology.

The digital age has come and it is changing all of us.

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Ask yourself, given 24 hours a day:

How much time do you spend using a computer at the office and at home?

How much time do you spend in your mobile and other gadgets playing games?

How much time do you spend in social media?

How much time do you spend watching TV?

How much quality time do you spend with your family and friends?

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 How much time do you spare for yourself?

Are you giving yourself enough time to rest?

Do you have quality time for prayer? For meditation? For reflection?

The answer is probably NOT enough if you are being honest.

 Worry not, because busy-ness, stress and restlessness have become everyone’s habit.

But these habits are unknowingly destroying each one of us.

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 Think about it, compared to the past, more people get sick now adays .

Cancer has become a common disease.

There is an increase in the number of crimes and abuse worldwide.

There is an increase in the number of depressed and unhappy people because people envy those who seem to have a better life in social media.

This is sad but unfortunately, the reality of today.

Technologies has liberated but has also corrupted this generation.

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You can blame technology.

You can blame the government.

You can blame others.

But one thing remains the same in spite of this constantly changing world.

 The truth is that your life is your own.

Your life is purely your SOLE responsibility.

Your life is a product of the choices you make every day.

Your life is an output of where you spent your time the most.

Your life is all dependent on you alone.

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If you want some changes in your life, the main KEY to your future is YOU.

 

Yes, only you can make your life beautiful.

Only you can make that body fit and healthy.

Only you can help your soul get that peace of mind.

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Only you can keep your spirits up.

Only you can find yourself happiness.

Only you can create your contentment and satisfaction.

Only you can mark yourself a success.

 

This is your life, make it YOUR own.

Take charge. Live it, accept it!

Make that commitment now.

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Commit that today will be better than yesterday,

Commit that tomorrow will be better than today.

Commit that you will nourish your mind, body and soul for a better you.

Commit that you will defeat all obstacles that come your way.

Commit that you will never give up.

Commit that you will have faith in yourself.

Commit that you will do your best.

Commit that you will surrender your all to God.

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Commit to YOURSELF to build a better YOU.

Commit to YOURSELF to enjoy a better future.

Commit to YOURSELF to take action.

Commit to LOVE and accept yourself .

Commit to Love more and give more.

Commit to have more patience and faith in God’s perfect plans for your life.

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Commit to not let this digital age stop you from being the best person you could be.

Commit to not let this technology steal the life you truly deserve.

 STOP and Commit now!

Make that choice to Change your life.

Commit now before it’s too late….

This is your life, not anyone else.

Think and Commit to live your best life NOW!

 

P.S.

Getting distracted is the easiest thing in life.

Remember that this life is a gift. To unwrap the present and enjoy every moment, choose to make that choice to change your life for the better.

My life is full of blessings, miracle and amazing opportunities.

I am forever grateful to my friend Jule Fuller because her meditation programs opened my life to unlimited blessings.  My enrolment to her online training program is one of the best investments I ever made.  Check it out NOW and may her programs HELP you too unleash and live your true potential.

I am super blessed to find higher awareness, the workbooks and daily coaching email support is one the best. Check it out NoW!

I am super blessed to have mentors like Diana Luna and Adil Buhariwalla who patiently reads and review my notes. Your time is precious and I am forever grateful because you unselfishly share it with me:)

My prayer is for you to enjoy the best and FREE things in this life :

  • Hugs and kisses from your loved ones
  • Loads of fun and laughter everyday
  • Peaceful and restful sleep
  • Good memories to cherish everyday
  • God’s presence to guide you every step of the day

 God bless and may all your dreams come true:)

 

 

 

 

 

Simple Steps to Free Yourself from Bad Memories of the Past

Do you know that your mind’s memory is better than any computer or device that ever existed?

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Yes, this is correct, your mind has power to recall any memory of the past.

Recall a memory of your wedding, birthday, child birth, heart break and you will realize that these memories are still fresh in your mind even it was years or centuries ago.

How does the mind store memory?

The mind will remember memories which brings you extreme happiness or enormous pain.

For extreme cases, the bad memories results to a trauma. Trauma is defined as “a deeply distressing or disturbing experience”.

Unfortunately, the bad experiences that results into trauma further develops into a phobia, an extreme or irrational fear of something.

How are past memories affecting your life?

After completing the basic and master neuro linguistic programming trainings, nowI know how the mind works.

I realized that all my fears are related to my child hood. I have fear of swimming in the ocean because a jellyfish stinged me when I was in grade school and that painful memory comes back to me when I’m in the ocean.

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I am also the type of person who is not comfortable with strolling alone. I always want somebody to come with me wherever I go . I had no social activities at school nor at work. I am  used to my life revolving around office and home only. These habits was developed because when we were young, my mom doesn’t allow us to go out. I also had the fear of going out in the afternoon when I was a kid because my mom tells me that a stranger “sipay” roams around to get kids.

Now that I’m a mother, I realized that it was my mom’s strategy to make sure I will take the afternoon nap.

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My fears are very minor compared to others because I’ve met people who have phobia or trauma that is so bad that it affects their day to day life.

In my neuro linguistic program master training, one of my classmates were afraid to open to door and hearing the word “cockroach” makes her cranky. Later, she explained that she has fear of opening doors because a cockroach dropped on her head when she opened a door when she was young. So whenever, she opens a door, she feels like a cockroach will fall on her head.

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I also know a person in her mid-30’s who keeps on buying big dolls but never opens it. After buying, she will just peacefully keep it in the box and happily looks at it. She told me when she was young she likes to buy dolls but the family cannot afford it. Now that she has the money, it’s her way of fulfilling her child hood dreams and frustration.

Watch out because your fears and frustrations can be the root cause of your current problems . The bad memories and fears are one of reasons you are NOT enjoying life and living your true potential.

How can bad memories harm you?

The bad experiences of the past will definitely affect your life. If you keep on buying things you don’t need soon you will be buried in debt.

If you keep on buying material things to fulfill your frustrations of the past it will become a habit so you end up buying things you don’t need.

If you spend more on things you don’t need, soon you will realize that the money you earn will just be enough or worst case is that the money you earn is not even enough to pay for your daily needs.

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Ask yourself, do you really more than 10 pairs of shoes? DO you really need branded stuff to live every day? DO you really need to eat at fancy restaurants?

Review your needs and wants and instead of wanting more, be happy with what you have now.

Contentment is the start of your journey on pursuit of happiness because it is all about realization and appreciation of what you already have.

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How can you change the bad memories?

There are several mind techniques that you can use to heal the past but it depends on the severity of the trauma.

If it’s a simple argument with someone, go back to that memory, imagine that scene playing in the TV. Watch yourself, hear the sound loud and clear, see that picture playing and feel the pain again.

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Once you feel yourself back into that memory, change the voice of the person who disturbed your peace of mind, change his voice to Donald duck or lower the volume or mute the sound to the point that you cannot hear that voice again.

Soon, you will realize that when you recall that same memory, it will not be as painful as it was.

Why? Because memory is now tampered and replaced with a new one. This may sound very simple to you but I challenge you to do it and I’m betting it will work because this simple technique helped many.

Change the voice to any sound or any volume that suits you because there is no right or wrong. You will be most successful when you will adapt this technique according to what fits you.

How can I handle fear?

Do you know that fear is the biggest block from achieving your goals?

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You may not be getting that job promotion because you are afraid of responsibilities that will be given to you. Remember that great power comes with greater responsibility so embrace it.

You are not enjoying your blessings because you are afraid of what people might say if you tell them how blessed you are. But remember that the more thankful you are, the more will be given to you so focus on the blessing and not on other people’s opinion of you. Gratitude is the door that will open your life to abundance.

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You are afraid to dream big because it might be difficult for you to reach. But remember to always reach for the moon because if you fail, you will be among the stars.

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You are afraid to change because you are not comfortable with it. Remember what Charles Darwin said that “ it is not the strongest species who survived but those who are adaptable to change”. Change is the only constant so embrace it and take the challenge.

You are afraid to take risk because you might fail. Remember that greatest regret of old people are the risk they did not take. Your greatest failure are lessons waiting for you to unlock your greatest success.

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When your faith becomes stronger than your fear everything becomes possible.

Have faith in yourself – this is called confidence. Stop the negative talk and encourage yourself that you can conquer all.

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Have faith in others, it’s called trust because your relationships with people are the cornerstone of your success.

Have faith in God because he has best plans for you and with Him all things are indeed possible.

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P.S.

Life is a gift, to unwrap the present and enjoy every moment, make peace with your past, manage your fears, change your thoughts and embrace the beautiful life that God planned for you.

My audio programs on healing the past helped me manage my fears and emotion, may it helped you unlock your true potential and live your best life.

Inspiring Thoughts from Gradeschool Students on the Power of Self Belief


 

Do you believe in yourself?

Do you know that you are  useless without it?

Believing in yourself is called COnfidence and this is the secret of success.  This is what I’ve learned from the students of Al Mawakeb School.

Last Monday, while waiting for my daughter,  the writings on the school wall caught my attention.

Grade 7 and 10 students gave their thoughts on what self confidence means to them based on TED talk of Dr. Ivan Joseph.

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Here are some views from the students on self confidence.

You will be surprised by the wisdom of these kids . May it inspire you as it inspired me☺️

What is self confidence?

Most important thing is self-confidence, without that skill, you are useless. When you lose your inside belief in yourself you’re done. You have to get away from people who likes to keep you down. Stop the negative talk, no one will believe in you unless you do. – Ivan

A day of might is day full of light. People should stop listening to their ebony and negative conscious and start believing in themselves. Self-confidence is the first step to victory on the ladder of success. – Kaline

A way to be confident is to do what you want to do and don’t accept failure and the word “NO”. – Lourde

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Always remind yourself about the special and unique qualities you possess because these qualities are what build you up – Zainab

Without confidence, you are allowing society to devour you. Be persistent and always tell yourself positive things. Dont let your insecurity form an obstacle on your trek to success – Andrea

Self-confidence is the ability to believe in yourself, to accomplish any task, no matter the odds or the difficulty or adversity. Merriam

Believe in what you do and also never give up easily. You have to stay persistent in what you do. Here you can achieve self-confidence.- Judy

The skill of self-confidence states that one can’t improve him/herself without possessing the skill of self-confidence. It is a skill because every one of us can implant it in his/her heart. With the help of repetition and persistence we all can enrich our personality with self-confidence. – dALIA

Pressure creates diamond. These valuable words that dr ivan joseph said reminded me of a personal experience, this school year. The beginning of this year in term 1, were extremely pressured and we kept on repeating everything. First, I thought that the pressure and repetition would cause me to fail my exams but then I realized that I was wrong. I was resolved to get good results and when I started studying, I realized that pressure was worth it. I was able to accomplish my goal and I got an A+ because I believed that I can. It just takes some extra workand self confidence. – Zeina

Self confidence is a word that let people escape from their reality. Self confidence is a seed buried internally inside our hearts. All what we have to do is to make the seed a plant and let it flourish. In success, you should never give up. Just practice, it makes perfect. Remember you will never lose, either you win or learn. – SALMA

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Self confidence is the ability to believe in yourself. It must be built in each one’s heart. No matter the looks of a person, he must believe in herself. Never accept no. – Rama

His first advice was appreciate yourself so others so others can appreciate you. You need to trust yourself and have a conviction. Repetition and resolution are another way for achieving your goals. – Dana

When you are different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t. Because if one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. If one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others approval. When one accepts oneself the whole world accepts him or her. – maitha

Self confidence can either stand taller than the highest tower or sink deeper than the deepest abyss. It’s all a matter of perception, your own to be precise. The way we see ourselves isn’t always the way others do. It’s all an illusion we wake up which either makes us feel good or bad. We each see thing and experience them differently and what right do you have to tell me that I’m wrong? None. You build your self confidence according to what you feel good while doing or perhaps something that pushed you to be sure of yourself. That is what Dr ivan joseph tried to push in our understanding so why not launch the rocket to the sky and keep going higher. – Reem

If you don’t believe in yourself, no one will. If you own self confidence, you will be assured that your dreams is just a few steps ahead because confidence is a major part of achieving a dream. Always remember that “you’re the captain for your ship and the master of your faith. – Sherina

I have a conviction that the root to success is self confidence. You can achieve that in a variety of ways. Invariably have a positive self talk instead of a negative one. Instead of thinking of the reasons you can’t, think of the reasons you can. Also interminable practice and endeavoring to become better are the keys to self confidence and success. – Salma

You are not who you are without believing in yourself. No matter how many impressive abilities you have, people look first at your self-confidence. People may try breaking you down, by trying to fix something in you but you have to get up and be good to yourself and show everyone who you are and you can do it. Self confidence is hard to find but at the end you’ll find the key to your heart. – Minerva

Self confidence is what help us get through the shadows of struggle. In order to reach such a gift, you must get away from those evil eyes which just tear you apart. Most importantly believe in yourself. – Menreet

I learnt that persistence is the key to interminable success and resolution is the key to true self confidence. Always avoid these little negative thoughts that oppress your mind – Dana

Every person has a sparkling soul shining up in the sky so don’t try to dull the sparkle or underestimate yourself. Everyone struggles in life because no one is better than the other but you can be better than the person you were yesterday – Rokaya

The most important is to believe in yourself because when you belive, you allow yourself to take more risks, meet new people and try new things in life. When you are confident and comfortable with yourself and body, it makes you much happier and you are able to enjoy eberything life has to offer you without worrying about what other people will think. – Aya

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I could’nt agree more with the kids who have so much wisdom to share to this world.

Life is a gift and to unwrap the present and enjoy every moment believe in yourself. Be the master of your own fate, Be the captain of your ship, Have faith in yourself, Stop the negative talk and this is your first step to success.

Here is the TED video of  Dr. Ivan Joseph, Like thw kids, Watch this video and be inspired .

 

 

Top Reasons Why Only Love Can Fill the Gap in Your Life

 

Are you  missing something in your life?

I think It’s Love!

Yes, if something is missing in your life that is LOve.

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Here are 3 reasons Why you need love?

  1.  Because You are created because of God’s love.
  2.  Because  your ultimate purpose is to love
  3. Because the ultimate purpose of your existence is first to Love God and then to Love others as you love yourself.

If there is something missing in your life it is because either you need to GiVe more love OR you need to  ReCeivemore Love!

 What is love?

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The definition in the scripture about love is one of my favorites.

Love is patient.

Love is kind.

It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.

It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.

Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.

It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

If there is something missing in your life then read about the definition of love and understand which one you are not doing or which one do you need..

Do you need more patience? More kindness?

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How can You fill the gap in your life?

In order to fill the gap in your life, you need to give LOVE.

Yes, you have to Give love.

Because it is in giving that you will receive

The more you share, the more you will have.

To Get love Give love.

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You need to Be more loving – more patient and kind with yourself. You may not be getting what you want in life but be extra kind and patient with yourself.

Keep on hoping, keep on doing, Keep on believing and soon your wishes will come true.

Accept and Love yourself first because you cannot give something you don’t have. Life is about loving yourself first then giving it to others in every encounter.

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You also need to Be more loving – more patient and kind with others. You cannot change others but choose to accept and respect others because we are all created unique.

Remember love does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.

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Remember also that there is gap in your fingers because it is meant to fill the gap of other fingers. Choose to love others and fill those gaps in their life.

Loving others is the key that will open the gates of your life to profound peace and happiness.

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You need to Be more loving – more patient and kind with God. When God doesn’t answer your prayer, that means He has something better planned for you.

Remember that God has a plan for every life – plan to prosper and give you a beautiful future.

Remember that God’s plan for your life is more rewarding, more fulfilling, better than you’ve wished for – Be Patient, Be Hopeful, Trust and Have faith because God is in control of your life.

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Think  again of what is missing in your life and start filling yourself with love and start giving more love.

Soon all that you need will come to you because when you open yourself to love and give more love, you open your life to abundance.

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P.S.

Life is a gift and to unwrap the present and enjoy every moment, fill the gap in your by life loving yourself, others and God.

My father died when I was nine years old and I had no brother but I was so much blessed by God because my husband filled all those gaps in my life. He is like a father, brother and a husband all wrapped in one. My husband is and will always be one of my life’s greatest blessings.

For filling the gaps in my life, for holding my hand, for hearing my thoughts, for filling my life with music, for bringing out the best in me and for loving me without end – Thank you. Happy Father’s Day and may God keep you always, prosper the work of your hands and give you success and abundance in all areas of your life– fitness, family, friends, finances and faith.

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Finances

 

I played RObert Kiyosaki’s famous cash flow game in one of my trainings.

I am an accountant by profession  so I thought it will be very easy for me to play this game. But this game is more than the numbers as I initially thought.

Cashflow  is a board game designed by Kiyosaki that aims to teach players the concepts of investing and managing money.

The rule is simple, to win the game, you have to get out of the rat race by building  income greater than your total monthly expenses.

The game teach the players to do the accounting of their finances by themselves. Instead of “score cards”, there are financial statements such as balance sheet and income statement.

The fun part is that  players can see more clearly what is happening with their money because they are recording and accounting for it.

It generally shows in simple terms how assets can generate income and how debts and liabilities affect expenses.

Based on my personal experience and additional  learnings from playing the cash flow game, here are the 7 simple ways on How you can improve your finances :

  1. List down your income and expenses.

It is very important to make a list of your monthly income and expenses. It gives you a clear picture of your big expense items and left over money.

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If the left over money is negative or too small then its time to cut down on some of your expenses or  increase your income through other sources.

Review your big expense items and identify your needs and wants. Start cutting down your spending on your “wants” and spend money only on things that you need.

As Warren Buffet said “If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need.

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2. Find other sources of income.

In today’s world, there is no job security so you have to be prepared because if you lose your job today, expenses will still be there – food, house rental, mortgage and other monthly expenses.

As Warren Buffet said “Never depend on single income. Make investment to create a second source.”

You should use your leftover money to produce passive or other income.

Your passive income can come from 3 Es – Estate, Enterprise & Equity.  When you are earning money from passive income, this is the stage where money will work for you.

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3.  Save money

Remember that it is not how much money you earn but how much you save.

I started investing in the stock market and saving money when reality woke me up that the housemaid of Bo Sanchez, a known millionaire missionary has more savings than I do.

I read Bo Sanchez book of “my maid invest in the stock market” and it was very helpful because I realized that stock market investing is very easy.

The housemaid secret to a 6 digit savings is by spending only a portion of her salary and allocating money for savings on a monthly basis.

Remember to regularly save a portion of your monthly income to save for the future – manage to spend only 70% of your income, multiply your 20% through investing and magnify the 10% by  giving  back to God:)

As Warren Buffet said, “Do not save what is left after spending but spend what is left after saving.

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4. Educate yourself. 

Investing in yourself is the best investment you could do.

When you change, the life of the people around you will also change.

When you  learn , you will change your behavior, your choices and you will make  wiser decisions.

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5. Take risk.

Majority of the regrets of  people are the risk they did not take. As Mark Twain said “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch thetrade winds in sails. Explore. Dream. Discover

Similar to finances,  take risk but remember to risk only the money that will not affect your family life and lifestyle.

Take an informed risk by educating yourself and getting mentors before making a big decision on where to invest your money.

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6. Change your mindset about money.

You need to make sure that you are comfortable with money.

You need to have the right mindset about money because money is good if it is use for good purposes.

Open yourself to abundance.

Believe that abundance is your birth right so open yourself to receive the unlimited blessings God has planned for your life.

Commit to earn more money so you can give and help more. Remember that the ultimate purpose of wealth is to help others.

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7.  Give back to God.

God is the source of all things and giving back to Him will open up your life to more abundant generosity because giving opens the way for receiving more .

As Pope John Paul II said, nobody is so poor that he has nothing to give and nobody is so rich that he has nothing to receive.

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Start giving money to God through church or charity. Do it for 6 months only, try and You will be surprised because  you will experience  the overflowing blessings from God – the right people will come to your life, resource will follow and ALL your needs will be Met,

 

P.S.

Life is a gift, to unwrap the present and enjoy every moment, Manage your Finances.. Commit to always give 100% in everything that you do, manage to spend only 70% of your income, save some money and invest it for the future. List down your income and expenses and find other sources of income. Take risk but Educate yourself first to find the investment that fits you. Change your mindset about money because it is good if it used to serve and bless others.. Most important of all, give back to God and you will surely be blessed in multiple.