Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money
Look around you - what do you see? You may discover to your surprise that the people who are most at peace with money are the ones who walk nimbly between having too little and having too much. They have found a balance between indulgence and austerity; between success and happiness; between motivation and inspiration; and between any number of other poles we tend to think...more
Honda's theory is that your relationship with life will mirror what your relationship is like with money. I appreciated his dialogue about being grateful about money going out and com ...more
Ken Honda—Japan's #1 bestselling personal development guru—knows that getting rich quick is no way to achieve happiness. Too often, money is a source of fear, stress, and anger, often breaking apart relationships and even ruining lives. We like to think money is just a number or a piece of paper, but it is so much more than that. Money has the ability to smile, it c ...more
This is not actually about money: it's about your emotional relationship with money, and reframing that relationship, all of which is well and good. Where I part from the author is in his belief in the "Law of Attraction."
In any event, I didn't finish the book with a burning desire to change my life, or even any specific things that I'm planning to do now. Maybe it was just me. YMMV.
You will learn how to treat money as a welcome guest that can come and go with respect; without resentment & understand and improve your money EQ. Learn to unpack the the myth of scarcity and embrace the process of giving money and not just receiving it.