Why we avoid information that causes us discomfort and how to fix it.
How to communicate around money. Money is an emotive subject. Most people struggle to talk about money – whether it’s their salary or how money makes them feel.
What should I be doing? In the last article we looked at ways to create a psychological gap so we could stop our higher brain being swamped by the emotions from our lower brain.
Managing Money Anxiety. In the last article we looked at the how the brain reacts to threats. Our ancient ‘fight or flight’ response evolved to keep us safe in situations of extreme danger.
What is anxiety for? Why am I anxious? Levels of anxiety have never been higher. Billions of people are struggling to cope with economic uncertainty while also worrying about their health and that of their children and vulnerable relatives.