Posted On: 2005-10-26
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Hi this is Joan and this is episode 9 of The Prosperity Show. And our main site is prosperityplace.com where we teach people how to improve their relationship with money and themselves. And before we get started, I'd like to tell you about a free tele-class that's coming up, called "The Key to Changing your Financial Position," which will be on Tuesday, November 1 at noon Eastern, 9 a.m. Pacific. And to register all you have to do is email email@example.com. That's keys k-e-y-s @prosperityplace.com. And once again, it's Tuesday, November 1, at noon Easter, 9 a.m. Pacific. There'll be information in the show notes at theprosperityshow.com. And I'd like to talk today about relationships and money. And how the two are connected and how relationships can affect your ability to move forward financially. What stimulated this idea for today's program was a story I heard this morning on NPR's morning edition, where they mention that people dissatisfied with their jobs often think that if they earned more they'd be happier. But the fact is, that it's not the money, but the relationships that people have with co-workers and others in the work environment and this is what really determines a person's satisfaction level. So that if, even if you're making more money, if the people around you, you don't feel connected to them, or they're, they bother you in some way, they, you don't like them, it's going to affect how you feel about your job. I've noticed with many of my coaching clients that people who have jobs often have recreated their family or origin dynamics in the workplace. And that you can pick out the mother, the father, the siblings, and that interactions with people at work are very similar to interactions with family of origin members. So, if you aren't crazy about your family of origin, there's probably people at work who you feel the same way about. And this goes back to the fact that, we create our financial position with our thoughts, beliefs, and emotions and that we use, that our emotions are actually the creative force behind the life stories that we create. So if you have anger issues, if you feel chronically abandoned, and these are things that are habitual for you, you're probably going to recreate them in the workplace. And the key is, the word...