It makes me sad when I see people’s lives being ruled by money. I’ve learned a long time ago not to let money control my life. In fact I learned it the hard way. I’ve got a lot of amazing stories to tell about my life that you will find hard to believe, just tell me if you want to have coffee with me and we’ll exchange stories.
But today, an amazing Sunday, I want to remind everyone this – do not let money rule your life.
Look around you, I’m sure you see a lot of people busy with their “high profile jobs” or businesses that provide a good source of income. Unfortunately though, the power of money has increased to such a great extent that it has started ruling over the lives of some of them.
Well, this is not the fault of money, but the fault of man himself. The importance and value of money was there since time immemorial, but today, man is completely controlled by money in every possible ways. He completely fails to realize that this has already started creating a great impact not only in his life, but also in the life of others.
Money is only a means to survive..
We must not forget that money is only a means to survive, and thus, money is of course required. In the current economic situation, it is very essential to earn well, so that it can help fill up all the daily necessities that we need along with some luxuries as well. Without money, you will have to compromise a lot on your living standards and style. Not only will you have to forego luxuries like cars or gadgets, but you will find it very difficult to meet your basic needs of food, clothing and shelter. Therefore, earning money is very important.
Do not give excess importance to money..
Never give excess importance to money because if you do that, then it will start ruling and controlling your life. Sometimes having lots of money is not good, because it can completely change a person. (I know a couple of people like this). Money is like a drug, because it can make you powerful. But just remember to make use of this power in positive ways. Money will make you feel that you are living a better life and then you tend to ‘forget’ your principles, and will also make you believe that it is more important than who you really are. So never forget your principles. Never forget your faith too.
Money should not be your reason for living..
Money should only be a part of your life because in these current times you need it to survive. However it should not be the only thing ruling your life, because there’s a big possibility that you will forget everything else. It is you who should take control of money, and not the other way around. It is up to you to decide how much you will earn and how much you will spend instead of compromising on the quality and standard of your life.
Don’t get me wrong – money is important..
Don’t get me wrong, I myself have an awesome business that provides me and my loved ones everything that we need plus the occasional luxuries. But like I said earlier I don’t let money rule my life. That’s just not healthy and it goes against my principles.
If money can make you humble, that’s great, but in a lot of cases, that’s not happening at all. I see people with fat egos who are going gaga over money and how to get more of it. I don’t know what goes on in their minds. Or if they realize that what they’re doing is so not healthy anymore.
Speaking of health, now this is a big issue, do not forget your health while earning a living. What will you do with your wealth if you’re not healthy anymore? I know what – spend your money regaining your health back. I don’t know about you but I don’t want that to happen to me.
The whole game changes when you are the one who controls money. You become smart about how you spend and in bringing income your way. You make better choices. You gain the confidence to say no to the bad choices. And you don’t let the bills get the best of you. You cut expenses and stop wasting time. You move forward with your life goals – which is ultimately, freedom.
So the more money you have and you learn how to control it, then the more goals you can achieve. And the more goals you achieve with the money you have, the more you can help other people achieve their goals. You accomplish everything you set out to accomplish without worrying about money controlling you at all.
I hope this blog post helps you realize not to let money rule over your life. And I hope my scattered thoughts today makes sense. And that you learned a thing or two. Have a beautiful Sunday with your loved ones!