Salary Increase: How To Get A Pay Raise In Your Current Job Using Feng Shui

Do you want to be making more money?

The #1 reason that people come to me for help with Feng Shui is that they want to make more money, improve their financial stability and break free from the worry & stress of keeping up with and paying their monthly bills.

So there are two ways you could approach this:
1. Earn More
2. Spend Less

I'm dedicating this week's episode to focus on how to earn more without having to get a second job, become a freelancer or become a partner in your kid's summer lemonade stand.

You just need to watch the entire video below to help you have the cash you need and deserve.

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I'm focusing on earning MORE and NOT on spending less :) via @KenLauher

Now I'd love to hear from you in the comments below.

What have you done to get a salary increase?

Declare what you are going to SHIFT today or this week so you can get back on track and grow your earning potential?

Leave a comment and let me know. Remember to be as specific as possible as your comment could be the secret to unlocking someone else's true potential.

Thank you as always for watching, reading and sharing!
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How To Feng Shui Your Money Corner To Attract Greater Wealth

I'm not sure if you've experienced this before... (wink, wink) but have you ever felt like you're not bringing in enough income or money to match your bills, goals and dreams?

Understand this, life is a marathon of ups and downs, ebbs and flows and is not a straight line up or down.

The goal of Feng Shui is to limit the downs and increase the ups so that you can live a better life overall and be able to take advantage of the opportunities that come to us in all different forms each and every day.

Many times, we're not even looking for that much more, but just enough to cover our monthly bills, or enough to provide for our children's education and experiences. Or have enough to be able to have a nice meal out every once in a while. Or have the luxury of buying something without having to pay attention to the cost. And for many, it's about bringing more money into your life so that you can make a difference in the world.

I feel very lucky because I get to share the wonderful gifts of Feng Shui to help you achieve your goals. And with that, I've had the benefit to work with thousands of people from all over the world, different cultures, different financial situations and different beliefs.

One of the common themes is that no matter what tax bracket you are in or what your career is or what background you have, we all want to fulfill some of our most basic needs such as safety, shelter, love, growth, health, and peace.

So let's get to today's episode because I think you're going to love it and that it can help you.

Do you ever wish you could bring a little more money into your life?

Whether you're looking to just have a little extra left over each month, or if you're looking to experience a positive change in your life style, understanding the Feng Shui of your space is an invaluable skill to have in life because it can so closely represent what is happening in your current situation and life.

Today, I want you to analyze the wealth area of your space to better understand what it may be saying about your ability to attract wealth and prosperity.

In the comments below, tell me what the wealth area of your yard, home or bedroom looks like.

Does it represent what you are looking to change regarding your current income?

Or, does it paint a close picture to your current financial status?

How can you change it to better reflect your goals and dreams?

Let me know in the comments below.

Thanks again for sharing, reading and watching. I truly appreciate it.
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Feng Shui Money Corner: First Step To A Richer Life

Do you know which area of your home most affects your income? Many people are confused by this important Feng Shui concept and it is one of the most common questions people ask me.

Fortunately, the answer is easy and, once you can locate your Feng Shui money corner, you can unlock the door to increased opportunities and amazing wealth.

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Feng Shui Wallet Color: What the Color of Your Wallet Says About Your Wealth

Just as the colors we choose for our wardrobe can affect how people view us and also how we perform in certain situations, the color of our wallet reflects our thoughts about money and wealth. But the good news is, you can turn your wallet into a money magnet.

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Feng Shui Your Wallet for Financial Freedom

If you've been reading my blog for a while, you know that your entire home or apartment, and especially your front entrance, stove and master bedroom, can affect your wealth and prosperity. I've also shown that what you put on your computer desktop can impact your money-making opportunities.

Using Feng Shui when you select and organize your wallet can also help you increase your income. Here's how.

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Don't Wait: How to Quit Clutter and Make Money Today!

Is half your attic or basement stuffed with cardboard boxes, all filled and neatly labeled “garage sale.” How long have they been there? If it's been more than one “yard sale season,” it's time to take action.

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5 Easy Ways to Share the Wealth

Are you enjoying a windfall from Uncle Sam this month? Even if money's been tight this year, now's a good time to start getting into the spirit of giving. It's easy and it doesn't cost a lot.

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Feng Shui Your Computer: How To Turn Your Desktop into a Money Magnet

If you work from home, own your own business, or even pursue additional revenue streams after hours from home, as many people today do, your computer becomes your lifeline to additional income -- and, as such, it may help or hinder your efforts to become a money magnet.

If you work for someone else, the computer you use is also tied to your ability to make money. Shouldn't you treat your computer with care then?

I've mentioned that you can apply the Feng Shui Ba Gua to your desk, but you can also apply Feng Shui principles to your computer to turn it into a virtual money magnet. Follow these pointers.

1. What you see, you attract. - The Chinese Red Bird principle says that whatever is in our vision is what we attract to ourselves. Since your computer desktop is prominently in front of you for hours a day, make sure the desktop image you choose is inspirational and welcoming. Avoid mountain scenery, since this could promote a sense of feeling blocked when it comes to making money or career advancement. Rolling water, waterfalls, family pictures, photos of vacation spots you love ... these are all great images to keep in front of you.

2. Ergonomics make you more productive. - Are you comfortable working at your keyboard? If not, consider a more ergonomic set-up. If you frequently work from a tablet, consider a USB keyboard that might be more comfortable. When you're buying a new laptop, test the keyboard in the store and make sure it's comfortable.

Of course, the ergonomics of your computer also relate to your desk and chair. Make sure your office is set up so that you are comfortable. Your computer screen should be directly in front of you at eye level. You should not have to look up or down or turn your head to see the screen. Any other configuration may cause fatigue.

3. Organize your icons. - Just as organizing your kitchen cabinets to keep items you use frequently close at hand can reduce stress when you're making dinner, organizing your computer desktop can save you time, increase your productivity, and reduce stress at work or in your business. Remove icons you don't use often (you can always access the programs from the toolbar) and keep the rest where you would intuitively look for them.

If you frequently refer to one or two documents, keep shortcuts to those documents on your desktop so you can open them with one click. In general, the rule “less is more” will increase your productivity and help turn you transform yourself into the money magnet you have the potential to be!
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Money Relationship Makeover: 5 Ways To Improve Your Relationship With Money

How do you handle money? I'm not talking about how you manage your finances, but specifically how you take care of the dollars and change in your possession. The way you treat your cash may very well reflect your feelings toward money.

If you're hurting financially, or if you'd like to become a money magnet and attract more wealth to you, changing the way you handle your money could be a powerful first step toward changing your mindset about money and attracting all the wealth you desire.

Let's look at a few different ways people store, use and think about money, and the stories this behavior tells. Find the statement that best describes you, and read on to see how you can give yourself a money makeover.

Trait #1. “I'm very careless with money. My cash is crumpled up in every pocket or tossed haphazardly in my purse. I often think I may have exact change for a purchase, but I can't find it!”

The Story Your Money Tells: This laissez-faire attitude toward money might mean a number of things. You could be ashamed of wealth and trying to hide your money. Wanting money to buy nice things, take care of your family and provide a sense of financial security is nothing to be ashamed of -- and neither is having cash in your pocket. Money isn't the root of all evil. It's the “pursuit of money” that's considered bad, but the verse is often misquoted. In fact, the pursuit of money isn't evil, either, unless you're forsaking everything else that's important or hurting others in your pursuit.

Treating your money haphazardly might also mean that money really isn't all that important to you. If that's the case, ask yourself if you're making enough money right now. If you can answer yes, you're fine. But you could still save yourself time and stress by keeping your cash organized a bit better. Or stop carrying cash altogether and use your debit card instead to simplify your life.

If you aren't happy with the money you're making now, recognize that income does have an important place in your life and take the first step toward attracing more money toward you by treating your cash with more care.

Money Relationship Makeover Tip: If treating money carelessly is your problem, start by getting organized with the right storage solution. (See? It really is just like organizing your house.) Splurge on a wallet or wristlet that you really love, with room to sort and store all your cash, credit cards, photos, ID and anything else important to you.

Start a change jar and get in the habit of emptying your pockets or change purse every night before you get loaded down with loose change.

If you find keeping all your bills and coins sorted is still a chore, get a good debit card or rewards credit card and skip the cash. What money represents because of what it can buy is important, but in today's society, cash is less significant.

Trait #2: “I'm a bit of a money 'show-off.' I always carry at least one hundred dollar bill wrapped around my smaller denominations... and I hold it all in a gold money clip.”

This might mean that you treat your cash as an extension of your self worth ... the appearance of having money means a lot to you and makes you feel better about yourself. This isn't a problem unless you're doing it to hide feelings of insecurity or low self-esteem.

Money Relationship Makeover Tip: I'm a big proponent of using small things to make us “feel” wealthy in order to capture the mindset of wealth and become a money magnet. If a money clip or a designer wallet do it for you, there's no reason to change the way you carry your cash. But don't be afraid to spend the hundred, either, if you need it. Remember, the only reason money is important is because of what it can buy, and true wealth is a mindset.

Trait #3: “I don't carry cash at all.”

Many people don't carry cash and instead, use a rewards credit card for every purchase. This is convenient for a number of reasons, including warranties on products purchased on a credit card, a written record of all your spending in your credit card statements, and less risk if you lose it. Just make sure you're not using a credit card when you don't have cash to back it up, or that you're not in avoidance of your financial situation.

Money Relationship Makeover Tip: How's your self-discipline with that plastic? If you find yourself losing track of your spending, it's time to freeze those cards (literally, place them in the freezer to keep from using them) and budget better. On payday, take out all the money you'll need for the week. Then, make separate envelopes (red envelopes are considered lucky in Feng Shui) for each expense: groceries, gas, lunches, entertainment, kids' lunches and school trips, etc. Transfer anything that's left into a savings account. When the money in that envelope is gone, it's gone. You can make the decision to roll over extra cash toward the next week or bank it in savings.

Trait #4: “I just love money and love carrying tons of it. Problem is, it vanishes quickly.”

Deep down, you have the same problem as the “show-off.” But you're more care-free with your spending, just like a credit card spender. First, remember that your cash is not an extension of you. It's just a tool that lets you obtain what you need and want. Whether you carry a little or a lot, it's important to stick to a budget.

Money Relationship Makeover Tip: The envelope trick can work for you, too. Plus, you get to carry all that cash, neatly organized and, at the end of the week, you'll know exactly where it went. You may even have a little bit left over.

Trait #5: “I carry just enough money to cover my cash spending for the week, with a little left over.”

You have a healthy, practical relationship with money. You view it as a tool to buy everything you need and want, but you don't place any significance on the physical dollars and cents in your wallet -- that would be like having emotional attachment to a hammer.

Money Relationship Makeover Tip: If you're not yet a money magnet, you have the makings of one. It's time to shift your mindset to one of wealth and begin attracting everything you desire in life. Don't be afraid to dream big; the only limit to your income is in your mind.
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7 Ways to Make Money Pursuing Your Life's Purpose

Many years ago, I discovered my passion was Feng Shui. I began offering consultations, and then started this blog to share my knowledge with a broader base. I began creating eBooks and other information products, all to help people find their true path. That's the amazing thing about living in the moment and finding your true life purpose. You become immediately and intensely inspired to help other people do the same thing. You want to share it with the world.

We've all heard the phrase “ Do what you love and the money will follow.” We know that finding your passion is the way to profits, as a business  owner or an employee. But what if you've discovered your true passion, that one thing you'd do for free even if no one paid you -- and now you're not sure how to make money at it?

Here are a few ideas.

1. Find a job or start a business in the field. Love video games? You might consider becoming a designer or a tester. (Now that's the life for some people!) Love color and interior design? Either start your own business as an interior designer or work for a firm that provides that service. It's a very clear path from what you love to how you can make money.

But what if your passion is a particular sport? The chances of becoming a professional athlete as an adult, when you haven't spent your life working toward that goal, gone to college for your sport of choice, and been drafted by a pro team, are very slim. But you can pursue your passion in other ways.

2. Teach it. - If you can't be a professional athlete, you might decide to be a coach and mentor the next Tim Tebow. Or maybe you love guitar so you become a private teacher. The expression, “Those who can't do, teach,” isn't quite true. You need the skills to be able to teach it well. But someone with the gift to teach find a wonderful, rewarding career or business.

3. Write about it. - In the age of the Internet and self-publishing, it's easier than ever to write about your passion and garner thousands of readers very quickly. Whatever your passion, you can start a blog, write a book, and make money from your efforts.

4. Talk about it. - This is different from teaching; I'm talking about public speaking to large crowds at industry events, seminars, and even your local bookstore. Whatever your passion, everyone has a story to tell. Why not parlay your story into a successful career as a public speaker?

5. Sell products related to your passion. - Someone passionate about a sport may open a retail store or an ecommerce site selling the tools of the trade. Whatever you're passionate about, there are products related to it. And if there aren't? Why not invent some, and then sell them, while getting others to sell them, as well.

6. Make a difference with it. - Whether you think locally or, through the Internet, globally, you can create a strong community around your passion. Think of this not so much as nurturing your prospects, but as sharing your passion with others, and the money will come.

7. Do it all. - Many successful entrepreneurs today have successful blogs and info-products, teach classes at local colleges, offer their services as a public speaker, and provide consulting services. In addition, their website may have an ecommerce component where they sell products related to their passion, and most entrepreneurs devote time to helping those less fortunate, mentoring others, or nurturing a community around their passion. (Or all three.)

Writer Les Brown said, “Aim for the moon -- if you miss, you'll land amongst the stars!" It's especially true when you're thinking of business ideas that will permit you to follow your passion and share your life purpose with the world.
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