Debt is considered to be one of the most damaging problems. Whether it is your personal finances and emotional self-management, both of these aspects will are at risk. When you are in debt, it creates a constant mini-stress that your brain has to deal with. You sleep, you eat, you work, but the stress caused by debt is there. Eventually, the stress multiplies and accumulates causing a number of problems with your personal life, career, and family.
In many cases, the psychological damage of being in debt is being seriously underestimated. The person may not fully realize that his bad mood and emotional swings are actually caused by brain’s inability to cope with emotional pressure that is being caused by debt.
Why do we talk about the debt causing issues? The answer is simple. You can learn to locate and deal with emotional consequences of being in debt. Today, we would like to share with you practical exercise that can help you to manage your emotional state better that will lead to making rational and well thought out decisions with your money. Follow these easy steps and see the positive results within 3 days.
Emotions. Start with full acceptance of your current emotional state that is being caused by the presence of debt. Try to identify the emotions (anger, frustration, guilt, sadness, anxiety) and allow yourself to ‘sink’ into these feeling to the fullest. Not to worry, this exercise has been given to the number of people and the results were astonishing.
Writing. Take a piece of paper and write what you think about the debt in general. Whether it is negative or positive beliefs, it doesn’t matter. Your primary goal to open yourself up to the worse picture ever and write about it. This step will help you to locate negative concepts about debt. These negative thoughts, beliefs and past experiences are disaster-causing roots that hold you back. By writing them out on the piece of paper, you are actually letting go of them. New positive concepts that completely are able to reflect your own personality are about to appear on their own.
Brainstorming. Write about 20 options on how you can pay off the debt. Try to be mostly irrational and it will help you to come up with new ideas on how you can fix your current finances.
Action. In our day-to-day lives we live a comfortable life. But sometimes we have to step out from our comfort zone in order to expand our life’s horizons. In order to step out of your comfort zone, come up with something you never did or tried and do it during this next week.
Debt. Write positive concepts about debt. While dealing with debt, you have learnt new things. Try to summarize and to see what positive results you may have received from debt. Probably, you have obtained more self-assurance as you made greater purchases. You may have learnt to make more money. You have learnt to hold bigger responsibility. Your actions became more sequential. You have shown your ability to concentrate on your life goals and achieving them. Come up with your own.