Where Do We Go From Here?

Taking Steps Toward Financial Happiness and Balance in the Wake of COVID-19

This hasn’t been an easy ride for any of us. Many of us are currently faced with fears, uncertainty, and worry in a variety of ways. Our relationships have taken a toll, our stress levels are at an all-time high, and at the end of the day, we are exhausted. So, where do we go from here?

Well, now we rebuild and reclaim. It starts by taking an honest look at where we are and creating a plan to realign. While most of us hate to hear the phrase “the new normal,” it is the reality of what we are facing at this time. It can be really challenging to take a long, hard look at where we’re at and where we want to be, but it is the only way to truly create inspired, lasting change.

If we can look at our lives through an objective lens, where do we see room for improvement? What are some tweaks and changes we can make right now, and what are some achievable goals we can set to keep ourselves going?

So what does this mean for us? Well, for those of us in relationships, we need to talk to our partners and try to get on the same page. About our goals and our finances. When there are crystal clear lines of communication, and a mutual understanding of each other, it becomes that much easier to be aligned with the same vision moving forward. A true partnership allows everyone’s voices to be heard, and to make joint decisions together as a team. Finances can be an emotional subject but they need to be discussed so change can happen. This support is vitally important at this time, and can actually serve as a bonding experience during these strange moments.

What else can we do? We can take a little time for peace and relaxation. During this fearful time of doubt, anxiety, and financial stress it is now more important than ever to practice self-care. Whatever serves as good therapy right now, we need to find more time for that. When we give ourselves a moment to really take a breath, it gives us the energy and the strength we need to take a step. Take some time to reflect, and find some peace and calming. It will help to put you in a better headspace for moving forward.

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Penny Kidd

I'm a social worker turned Financial Coach. I'm completely debt free (including my house!) and help others make their money behave by doing a budget and becoming intentional with their money.

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