It’s no secret that having a baby can be extremely expensive, and couples often struggle with determining whether or not they’re ready to expand their family due to the financial burden it can have on them. Thankfully, a series of financial advisors have revealed just how much money parents should have saved up before they have … Read more
When Joyce Marter, a licensed clinical professional counselor, financial therapist, and author of “The Financial Mindset Fix: A Mental Fitness Program for an Abundant Life” was in her 20s, she said to her pregnant supervisor, “I look forward to having a baby when my husband and I are more ready.” Her manager’s reply: “None of … Read more
The pandemic helped blur the physical boundaries between going to the workplace and being at home, because so many of us can work anywhere or any time of day as long as we can access a computer. The ease of accessing work can easily muddle work-home boundaries and make it easier to work longer hours. … Read more
“Not taking time off from work to go on vacation or simply rest can lead to overwork and burnout,” says Joyce Marter, LCPC, licensed psychotherapist and author of The Financial Mindset Fix: A Mental Fitness Program for an Abundant Life. Marter points to a recent World Health Organization study that found overwork and burnout contributed … Read more
Could your self-esteem be tied to your bank balance? This episode of Healthy Love and Money answers that question with the help of Joyce Marter, a prominent businesswoman who overcame her own financial anxiety to sell her business for seven figures. Joyce’s story is not only captivating but also enlightening. Her transition from financial stress … Read more
Glimmers are small moments of joy that can bring light to even the darkest days. Glimmers can have a significant impact on mental and emotional well-being. Research has shown that regularly experiencing positive emotions can improve physical health, decrease stress, and even greater longevity.1 That’s why it’s important to step back and discover your glimmers.
A healthy relationship is balanced, mutual, and reciprocal. When you give more than the other person, you may leave feeling exhausted and depleted. As a result, you don’t replenish your energy through self-care or other relationships. Worse yet, you begin harboring resentment. Resentment is hardened anger that can result from having your emotional, time, financial, … Read more