Heart Healthy Finances
Financial matters play a large role in most of our lives. When financial matters are in disarray that could come with unhealthy factors like stress and anxiety, The reason that your financial matters are in disarray could be due to no fault of your own but it still requires a solution. Have you had a sudden change in employment status? Has your salary been reduced? Has your family income been challenged because of the pandemic? Within my family I've seen all three of these scenarios play out but I chose to remain positive, be encouraging, and make proactive choices for myself and my health. There are several things that you may be able to do to turn this around, first pray and ask God for guidance in whatever you're dealing with and then give ear to His response. Second, this could be the perfect time for you to take advantage of finding a new career, one that you've been dreaming about. What gifts and talents has God given you, that you've allowed to lay dormant for years? Third, are their ways that you can volunteer in your community? Giving makes you feel better. There may be grants available in your county that will help pay expenses for those affected by this worldwide crisis. Programs that will help you manage your debt are readily available from consumer credit counseling agencies, just be sure to do your research and make an educated decision. Fourth, what about a second job, maybe a work-at-home job?
The stress of the times is in the air but it doesn't have to be in your life. Your diligence and positivity will pay off, take control of your finances and keep it heart healthy. It is heart month.