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The Mental Health and Wealth Show

Mar 5, 2021

When it comes to money, there can be lots of feelings of shame, guilt, anxiety, and even sadness. So, how can we prevent those negative feelings and even attract abundance? Find out as I interview Ken Honda, author of the book, “Happy Money: The Japanese Art Of Making Peace With Your Money”. Ken shares his tips on transforming your money mindset, how to cultivate the feeling of ‘enoughness’, and enjoy a happy relationship with money.

“Arigato your money… Thank your money when it comes in and thank your money when it goes out... It doesn’t really matter how much money you have or how much money you make. It gives you frustration if you let it, but you can keep smiling if you start thanking money coming in, going out. ” - Ken Honda

“If you start loving money, as you start loving yourself, your financial situation usually changes. ” - Ken Honda



2:43 - Ken’s story when he semi-retired at the age of 29 to stay at home with his family
7:13 - How he started his writing career
8:08 - What is “happy money”, its importance and how can people attract it into their lives
10:10 - The two types of money knowledge—Money EQ and Money IQ
13:23 - Ways to improve our relationship with money and have an abundance mindset
19:22 - How money plays a role in our mental health
21:42 - Four (4) practical tips to improve money mindset
27:35 - Tips on how to cultivate the feeling of “enoughness”
33:00 - Ken’s last piece of advice

Resources and People Mentioned
Happy Money: The Japanese Art Of Making Peace With Your Money
Dear Debt: A Story About Breaking Up With Debt by Melanie Lockert
Amanda Clayman
How the Universe Works

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