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Stop Your Financial Anxiety

by MLN Staff

Want help to stop your financial anxiety? It’s time to be mindful about your money. It’s best to become aware of your financial status and  feelings about money and therefore face them straight on.  Here are some tips and strategies that can help you stop your financial anxiety:

Tips to Stop Your Financial Anxiety

  1. Understand that money is energy. Examine your beliefs about money. Do you have respect for money believing that your money creates choices, power, freedom and happiness in your life?
  2. Be optimistic about your outcomes. You can do it. Don’t be stressed and pessimistic. Begin with baby steps. This helps you to feel in control not fearful or anxious. No matter how negative your past experiences have been with money this is a new beginning. 
  3. Find a financial counselor. They will set everything up so you can see it clearly and begin to stop your financial anxiety. They will help you create a plan as they educate you. If you cannot afford a financial counselor, many financial institutions, schools, houses of worship and community centers provide financial counselors and education these days.
  4. Have regular finance meetings. Make an appointment each week on your calendar to talk about finances and do your financial work. For example, every Wednesday evening or every Saturday morning.
  5. Stress management practices. Worry and anxiety can be a big issue with your finances. Don’t think about your finances all the time.  Finances can be extremely stressful and can cause mental and physical illness. Find a way to release the stress you have so you can stop your financial anxiety. For example, try going for a walk outside to clear your mind.
  6. Family. Have your entire family take courses or learn about finance. You don’t want your children to be ignorant or have negative feelings about money. As a result, your children will be happier and feel in control when they learn about money.
  7. Honesty. Be honest with your entire family about your financial situation.  Too many parents keep their finances from their children. As a result, the children don’t understand why their parents are acting nervous, angry or depressed.  Your children need to know that everything costs money. 
  8. Spiritual practice. Developing a spiritual practice about money is healthy and additionally gives you strength. When you have some faith in something, it will cause you to always have the hope and confidence to carry on.
  9. Use financial apps to help stop your financial anxiety. Download financial apps. There are many great financial apps for budgets, bills and payments, keeping records, saving money, and investing. As a result, you will feel less anxious.


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