What Happens In The Nations Economy Is Not What Happens In Your Economy.

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Real Estate Agent with International Properties and Investments LLC

What you hear on the media loud and clear is lots of bad doom and gloom. Dr. Doom has come to do his mighty negative action waves upon humankind. The question is; Are you going to take his medicine and become a part of the problem or are you going to be proactive and develop your own economic destiny?

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When bad times befall you and cause you to fall down- go ahead and fall, while you are down there, get a mop and clean the floor, then get back up and become proactive in your actions to put your life back together. Sitting around having pity parties will only create more bad energy and guess what, no one shows up for your pity party!

Is it possible to move your life and your economics into a positive direction of happiness and joy?

Remember this very important point- no matter what those around you think or think they know, judge or try to keep up with the Jones; your worth is NOT about what your material possessions are. It is NOT about the car you drive or the house you live in, it is not about the stuff that clutters your shelves or the clothes you buy. That is the great thing about money- you can always replace it. You can always make more. There is always more than enough for everyone.

You have more control over your economic reality than you think you do. You can steer your life towards success and happiness.

The most important step you can take in that direction is to be thankful for your many blessings. Spend the first 15 minutes when you wake up in the morning and the last 15 minutes before you go to sleep at night, recalling your blessings and writing in your gratitude journal all that you are thankful for. This one thing will change your life if you do it with sincerity. I promise you that it will change your life. I KNOW it will change your life. It changed my life.

One of my coaches, (yes, I have coaches) has a client who had been a very successful business person who was working for corporate America. He lost his job due to outsourcing. This couple began to experience very negative financial hardships. They maxed out their credit cards and their home was going into foreclosure. The picture they were looking at was quite bleak. The news was only making their thinking more stinking. They entered into a downward spiral very quickly.

When my coach was going over their situation with them she suggested instead of looking at what they were losing and what they did not have to look rather at what they did have and make a written inventory of what they had. It was discovered that they owned 3 cars that were free and clear, they owned a small cabin on a lake up in the mountains that did not have a mortgage on it and they had close to $2000 in cash.

After going over all of what they did have and with an attitude of gratitude they put a new life plan into action. They sold 2 of the vehicles, sold most of their 'stuff' in garage sales and on ebay, and moved to the cabin.There they fixed up the cabin and opened up a bring your own boat campground which created a profit in their first year in business. They were happy. 

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In fact, everything happens for a reason. It is just that we fail to see the reasons and want to hang on to what was or what we no longer have. Losing his job with long stressfull days working for Corporate America was a blessing in disguise. He first looked at this as a economic downward spiral instead of what it really was, a ticket to freedom and happiness of owning their own business and having fun along with it.

 

 

So if you are struggling financially take the time to sit down and really think about what you are grateful for and take stock in writing down what you really do have. Then give thanks for your many blessings and for what is right in your life. Turn off the news! Open your eyes to where your life may be taking you! You may just be pleasantly surprised!

 

 

 

Katerina Gasset Real estate coaching

Katerina Gasset, CIPS, Realtor ®, Business and Life Coach, Speaker and Author. Reach Katerina at: 561-753-0135

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Rainmaker
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Dan Brudnok
REALTOR,e-PRO,ABR,GREEN,SRES,CSP
Keller Williams RE- Exton - PA License Number #RS225179L

Keeping the basics at the forefront and appreciate all that you do have will keep you going......He always gives us what we need.

October 26, 2008 01:51 PM
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Carol Culkin
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Reece & Nichols

Katerina - I appreciated the last line paragraph "think about what you are grateful for and take stock in writing down what you really do have".  - I am grateful we gave our only daughter the big weeding last year even though i am still pating it off. My husband wanted it small and simple. I ended up disagreeing and became adament that I would cover the bills. Looking back, neither one of us have any regets now. Again, it's our ONLY daughter.  

October 26, 2008 11:28 PM
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Debe Maxwell
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Hi Katerina!  I love the 'thinking more stinking' comment--oh, how true it is!  We hear at sales meetings all the time, the chatter about 'who's leaving the business,' 'who is really down and out,' etc. and you just have to put everything into perspective and take action.  Sitting in the doldrums won't do ONE thing for your business!  As you always say, positive attracts positive--whether it's people or actions!

Debe in Charlotte

October 27, 2008 07:49 AM
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Greg Dallaire
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Katerina- This is exactly why i'm so blessed to have you in my life.  You are passionate about the greater good.  You will have many opportunities to affect peoples life in a positive manner for ever. 

Instilling affirmations and gratitude into my daily life has made a huge impact.  I still have to constantly work on my attitude throughout the day and remind myself that negativity leads to more negativity.  If you practice these great priniciples you will begin to see your life changing.  People will want to be around you more and more.

October 28, 2008 09:28 PM
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Kim Peasley-Parker
AgentOwned Realty, Heritage Group, Inc.

Katerina-

You are so right that we need to look at what we are blessed with.  I see so many negative people who don't know what it is to really hurt in life and I just shake my head.  We had the ultimate blessing for us this week and it wasn't money.  It was hearing the baby I am carrying is healthy.  For us this means after four pregnancies and five babies, we stand a chance to bring this baby home from the hospital with us.  THAT IS A BLESSING!  I don't have a gratitude journal and that is probably a good thing because right now it would be too wet with tears to write in!

More people really need to understand it isn't the material stuff or the money, it is our life and what we make it as well as how we reach out to others.

October 29, 2008 03:35 PM
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