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Upgrade Your Money Mindset For 2022

Written by: Hayley Hunter Hines, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.


Have you ever heard about the elephant mindset? The elephant mindset originates from a famous story about an adult elephant tied to a tree. The elephant was only connected to the tree by a rope around its leg. Still, it diligently stayed within the length of the short rope, despite the physical strength that could have quickly helped it break free from the tree. You see, at a young age, the elephant was tied to trees with the same short rope. The elephant learned that it could not break free of the tree in its youth. Now, as an adult, I didn't even try.

So, what can we learn from this story? The moral of the story is that many of us have fixed mindsets. We believe we cannot break free of the things that make us feel stuck, even if we want to. That belief limits us from pushing forward in anything from our personal lives to our success to the amount of money we make. But personal and professional growth comes from within. Our spirituality and positive mindset can help us break free from the ties that bind us.

As we go into 2022, it's essential to recognize how mindfulness and spirituality go hand in hand in helping us achieve our goals and the steps we can take to realize them.

How Your Mindset and Spirituality Can Increase Your Income

Your mindset and spirituality are powerful tools to help you push forward in every aspect of your life. Positive mindfulness can help you achieve your goals, learn from your mistakes, and help you realize the career and financial goals you've been working towards. Similarly, embracing your spirituality will help you become more mindful, handle setbacks in stride, identify your values and ethics, and create sold self-care practices. All of which can help you achieve your business goals and increase your income in 2022.

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Money Mindset for 2022

This year, it's time to make a change. Here are five ways to upgrade your money mindset for 2022.

1. Develop a Positive Money Mindset

The first step in developing positive mindfulness is eliminating negative mindsets you may harbor. For example, it can be easy for leaders to get bogged down by stress and financial worry. However, to develop a positive money mindset, you'll need to let go of negative self-talk, like "I'm not good with money" and "You can only make money if you have money." These are negative belief systems that can hold you back.

Instead, develop a more positive mindset like, "I'm going to learn more about money management so that I can become better with money" and "I can make money, no matter what my financial wealth is currently."

2. Determine Your Financial Goals

What are your financial goals? Determining your goals for the future will help you work towards and realize those dreams. Where do you see yourself in five or ten years? The first step in making those dreams a reality is to make goals for your personal and professional life.

3. Invest in Yourself

The elephant's story shows us that we need to invest in ourselves. Creating a new mindset isn't always easy, but doing so is well worth the effort. Positive personal growth never stops, and we can achieve more by investing in ourselves and working towards a better future.

4. Act Like the Role You Want to Achieve

Are you working towards a business promotion? Start acting like you have the role you want. If that position is in leadership, act like a leader before you are one. According to Harvard Business Review, developing the skills you need for a job you're striving towards can increase your odds of being offered the role.

5. Practice gratitude

Practicing gratitude every day helps us increase our productivity and profitability and helps us learn from mistakes and handle setbacks. Practicing gratitude is a powerful change to your mindset that impacts the money you earn and many other aspects of your life. Include a list of things you’re grateful for in your daily routine for a positivity boost in the morning and a reminder of how far you've come and everything you've achieved.

The Bottom Line

Upgrading our mindsets will help us achieve more and create greater wealth in 2022. While it can be challenging to get started, you've got this. This is your year. This year, you will let go of the mindsets that hold you back and embrace success like never before.

Please reach out if you have any questions about creating a money mindset for 2022. I'm just a message away.

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Hayley Hunter Hines, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

"Hayley is the CEO of Soul Sparkle Living and the Creator of the Soul-Centered CEO Collective. She is a business strategist and intuitive advisor to leaders called to create a Soul Centered business and life. She is the creator of Soul Sparkle SEVA, global service trips, and experiences and is an expert in transformational travel.

Hayley spent over 20 years in the corporate wellness industry consulting over 500 employer clients and as a senior-level executive leading strategy/innovation and new product development for a national health management organization. She has always felt called to help others craft a business that gives back and makes a global impact. Her vision is big helping Soul Centered CEO’s make millions so that together we can give millions. "



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