Sure, being wealthy requires finances. But true wealth is much more – and is predicated on an optimal mindset as I explain in this recent Huffington Post article, featured in the business section online.
We hear a lot of sad stories that seem to connect winning the lottery with the “curse of the lottery.” Sudden Wealth Syndrome is the term coined to describe the guilt people associate with their wealth, the social isolation from friends and family, and the identity crisis that often ensues as a result of having sudden wealth.
But, you might be surprised to know that money isn’t what causes lottery winners and others with substantial wealth to have unhappy experiences such as:
- Substance Abuse
Instead, it’s your mindset.
As a Wealth Psychologist, I’ve worked with high net worth individuals and families. Here’s what I’ve learned: Wealth = Money x Mindset2
For more about how this actually works, please read How to Win the Lottery After You Win the Lottery. You’ll see how following the 3 simple steps I suggest will help you enjoy winning in life and business – without the guilt!
You can be both happy and wealthy. If you’ve spent too many hours cursing what you should be enjoying, I’ve got some great resources that will put you on the path to a winning mindset – your key to living a Better Than Perfect life!
Do you have a rags-to-riches story? What role did your mindset play? I’d love to hear about it (and so would my readers). Share it with us in the comments below.