June 20, 2016
My relationship with money is one wrought with complications. There have been times when I’ve had plenty. There have been times when I’ve had close to nothing. Happiness, amid those two points, hasn’t fluctuated accordingly. That’s always been on a path of its own.
But why stop and think about money? Isn’t it better just to simply avoid it, put in the back of our minds and carry on our lives just as we’ve been doing so all along? Any talk of finances, investments etc., and most of us are inkling for an exit. I used to be the same.
When I was younger I remember having the most terrible track record with money imaginable. I’d get a little bit and it would be all gone within 24-hours. What I spent it on I can’t rightly recall. But I do remember being famously into magazines, football stickers, video games, sports equipment and whatever other fad was popular back in the day. The concept of discipline and delayed gratification? So far off my radar it was as if I was living on a different planet altogether. Read More