The 12-Step Program for Financial Stressaholics

The Twelve-Step Program for Financial Stressaholics I was speaking at a 12-step meeting recently, and this Twelve-Step program for Financial Stressaholics suddenly came to me. With a wink and a nod to Alcoholics Anonymous and twelve-step programs everywhere, here are the twelve steps to treat your money disorders – spending bulimia and income anorexia: 1.           We admitted we were powerless over money—that our checkbooks had become unmanageable. 2.           Came to believe that a Budget greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. 3.           Made a decision to turn our will, insurance, checkbooks, and retirement accounts over to the care of a Financial Advisor that we understood. 4.           Made a searching and fearless … [Read more...]

Welcome Dolphins!

“The Wealthy Spirit” Insider Blog Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” Hello, Dolphins everywhere! 2011 is the year the world gets back on track with abundance and prosperity! Want to join with me to make that declaration come true? All of us can help by maintaining a positive focus, practicing sound financial principles (of course, I believe that all budgets should have a category labeled “Spree”), and living rich – inside and out – financially and spiritually. My book, “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” was designed to help people do this on a daily basis. Since it was first released in 2002, I have … [Read more...]

Doubts

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 350 – December 16 "We are each the parents of our dreams, so we must support them as best we can until they can support themselves.”—Paul and Sarah Edwards Two of my favorite singers are Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt, so I eagerly bought their Western Wall: The Tucson Sessions CD as soon as it was available and enjoyed it immensely. Robert Hilburn interviewed them for the Los Angeles Times. One of the things that most impressed him was how much they talked about other artists they admired. Generous in praise of each other, Emmylou spoke of having seen Linda for the first time in the late sixties. Harris … [Read more...]

Welcome Dolphins!

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 348 – December 14 My Favorite Enrollment “You have to take it as it happens, but you should try to make it happen the way you want to take it.”—German Proverb “My friend, Judy, told me I had to take your workshop. When is your next one?” said the female voice on the phone. I was so happy to get the call—a ship coming in to harbor that I didn’t send out!—that I made a classic mistake: I answered her question. “The next eight-week session begins on Wednesday from 3:00 to 5:00 in the afternoon.” I replied. “Oh, I can’t come in the afternoon!” she exclaimed, “I work during the day. Where are you located?” “I’m … [Read more...]