Nearly 2 in 3 adults (64%) say that money is a significant source of stress in their lives, leading to multiple chronic diseases. Being in debt can evoke emotions of embarrassment, guilt, and grievance. Roughly 35% of Americans have one or more debt in collections, which means that 35% of Americans have their phones ringing off the hooks from debt collectors every day. This harassment itself is a source of stress and anxiety for the debt holder.
Everyone’s financial situation is different, so it’s essential to adjust to your situation and set realistic goals. These are a few things to help you start your financial wellness. As you become consistent, you worry less about your financial wellness.
Having a financial plan helps you decide your short-term and long-term financial goals. Fear and stress from money problems can damage your self-esteem, make you feel flawed, and fill you with a sense of despair. By creating a financial plan, you can prepare for emergencies, achieve financial security and get early retirement.
Living It Up Anywhere
The idea of living your best life can be done anywhere, at any time, and all it really takes is a mindset shift. Take it one core lifestyle habit at a time, whether that is eating healthy and less, daily exercise, quitting bad habits, getting a routine checkup, or being positive. Take a chance today to Live It Up!