When I placed the three one-hundred dollar bills in the envelope and went to the produce store to buy fruits and vegetables, the cash felt good.
No … it actually felt great.
That is the thing about holding onto actual money. Although it is a tool and only a tool, it can create feelings within a person that extend beyond joy. Peace. Gratitude. Desire. And each bill has a smell. Money can tantalize the senses for better and for worse.
The prescription for stress: Feel the cash
For single moms who are stressed trying to make ends meet, holding onto pure cash creates a sense of abundance far more than holding onto a checkbook filled with empty checks and an ink pen. There is no feeling of poverty. [Read more…]