LRS 083: What Can Brian Tracy Teach Us About Saving Money 55

What Can Brian Tracy Teach Us About Saving Money - podcast episode

One of the topics I’ve been exploring more than anything else lately is money management. And, in particular, how to save the right way so that you can create a stable financial future. Of course, I couldn’t skip the advice of Brian Tracy – one of the top sales training and personal success authorities.

He’s a motivational speaker and counselor on anything related to leadership, goals and the psychology of success, and the author of more than 60 books.

In between covering personal and business success, he also talks a lot about finance. And specially about accumulating wealth by being smart with your personal finances, and taking control of your future with the right saving and investing strategies.

In today’s episode of the LRS podcast I wanna share some of his top tips on this.

Whatever you situation is, you can benefit from his experience and knowledge about money accumulation.

You can apply it to your personal life, your business, or both. The principles behind managing money apply to anyone, from those with a small monthly income, who’ve got debts to pay and haven’t even opened a savings account, to self-made millionaires, or serial entrepreneurs.

Let’s see how to start saving money and stop stressing over our financial future:

Show Notes:

  • The one rule you should strictly follow no matter what [1:46]
  • How to do frugal living the right way [3:56]
  • What does Parkinson’s Law state, and why you should violate it [6:03]
  • How to use taxes to your advantage [8:15]
  • The 4-Ds to financial stability [10:26]
  • The real correlation between money and happiness, and why money is a good thing [11:38]


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How Your Home Affects Your Mental Health and Mood 27

How Your Home Affects Your Mental Health and Mood

As the seasons change, so can your mood. Your mental health is dependent on many factors like environment, susceptibility, relationships. But what about the home you live in?

It is suggested that having more unrestricted spaces and open concepts would be more beneficial to our mental health because it would allow our minds to create multiple paths and perspective about the world around us, potentially strengthening intellectual abilities.

For a better understanding of how the structures around us affect our mental health, researchers are looking into the benefits and shortfalls of raising children in more open versus enclosed spaces.

Few points to be taken care of if your home is affecting your mental health:

1. Clean equals calm.

The surroundings in which you live should be neat and clean. If you live in clean surroundings, you are going to relax your mind and feel good.

2. Embrace small and cramped.

Even if you live in a small apartment, you should make your stay an enjoyable one. You can design your small home with elegant furniture which you can find on the online portal Urban Ladder.

Also, embrace your house with coordinating colors and then see you will love your small living area as well.

3. Light it up.

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Most people are sensitive to light. Some people like to live in dark and others like to live in full light. Those who live in dark are prone to remain sad most of the times. So try to live in the places full of light.

Sunlight changes your mood so incorporate the sunshine into your daily life. Spend some time in the open sunlight.

4. Set up for sleep.

Sleep plays a very important part in our lives. If you get proper sleep, you will be able to remain happy.

Make sure you have a dark environment to sleep, be it in the night or day. Because darkness helps in making you sleep properly and wake up in a happy mode.

5. Room wisely.

Roommates can be either positive or negative. So you need to choose a room partner very wisely.

If you start living with a negative person, you are going to compromise with your mental health and can bother yourselves. So instead of hampering your mind and health, it’s better to choose a proper roommate for you.

6. Paint your way to a smile.

Choose soft colors for the wall paint as they soothe your eyes and mind.

7. Break-ups may require a break from your apartment.

If you have been living with a partner for a longer period of time in an apartment and somehow you break up with that person, the memories are going to hamper your mental health. So it would be better if you also take a break from your apartment and change your apartment.

8. Choosing a color.

Remember, all colors can affect your mood, behavior and stress levels. Choosing the color of your office, your clothes or your desktop should not be taken lightly. They do affect our moods and productivity.

However, colors are not the only thing that affects us. But, when you are given the choice, pick a color that will work with you and not against you.

At the end, we would like to tell you all your mental health depends completely upon the surrounding you live in so make some efforts to bring some positive changes in the surroundings and notice the real change in you.