How Do You Spend Your Time?

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 53 - February 22 “Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.”—Don Marquis There are 168 hours in every week. What are you spending your time on? How many hours are you spending on your number one priorities? Sending out ships? Eating? Sleeping? Having fun? How many hours are you spending on income producing activities? List a typical week below: # OF HOURS INCOME TYPE OF ACTIVITY: PER WEEK: EARNED: Sleep Eat Read Watch TV Entertainment Cultural Activities Charitable Activities Educational Activities Paperwork Phone Calls-Business Phone Calls- … [Read more...]

Work Hours

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 52 - February 21 “I believe that people who work twelve hours a day should go home with bigger loaves of bread than people who work eight.”—Michael Levine No, no, I disagree! I enjoyed a lot of Michael Levine’s Lessons at the Halfway Point, but this one I take exception to. Success cannot be a matter of how many hours of the day you work. At some point—namely twenty-four—we run out of hours. What then? Late one evening in the fall of 1985, I was hard at work with running the business management firm I co-owned with two attorneys. We shared office space, and Merv, one of the partners, was working late … [Read more...]

Crime and Punishment

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 51 - February 20 “When I want your opinion, I’ll beat it out of you.”—Chuck Norris Have you ever done something you’re ashamed of? Made a bad decision, a blunder which you later regretted? There was a time when I was very unhappy with myself. I had done something dumb and the committee inside my head was giving me a very hard time. “You’re so stupid!” the voice said. “How could you have done that?” chimed in another. “You’ll never get ahead if you keep doing things like that” said the third. On and on the committee raged. Disgusted with myself, I went to the grocery store, but the litany of … [Read more...]

Flower Power

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 50 - February 19 “Remember the turtle progresses only when he sticks his neck out.”—Anonymous Summer vacation! Wonderful. But summers at the beach were only a fond high school memory. For I was eighteen now, and had just finished my first year at college. Home for the summer this year meant getting a job. After answering some want ads in the paper, I finally had gotten an interview with the Auto Club. Alas. My typing skills were apparently abysmal, and I didn’t qualify for an office job with them. Depressed, I turned my car towards home and thought about what kind of job I might find. The previous … [Read more...]

Love of Flying

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 47 - February 16 “Aerodynamically, the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly. But the bumblebee doesn’t know that, so it goes on flying anyway.”—Mary Kay Ash Carol Allen is a high-energy, darling astrologer who loves to travel. While taking my workshop, she created a new affirmation for herself: “Money is flying at me from all directions.” Here is her report: “I started saying this for ten minutes a day and within a week, money started to come to me through flying. First, my long-distance boyfriend sent me a round-trip ticket to visit him in New Mexico. Then, while using the ticket at the airport, … [Read more...]