How do I get off this Roller Coaster with money?

When I was a young girl I used to love going to Darien Lake and riding the Viper. I would ride that roller coaster over and over. I just couldn't get enough of it - the thrills, the squeals, and the sensation of my heart dropping into my belly. Then, sometime around 12 years old, … Continue reading How do I get off this Roller Coaster with money?

Can I say Yes when my Bank Account says No

Who hasn't or doesn't struggle with this? There's something you want to do or have for yourself or for someone you love but, your bank account says, "No. Sorry. Not going to happen - at least not today anyway." Last week at my youngest son's soccer practice, Coach reviewed this season's competition schedule and stated … Continue reading Can I say Yes when my Bank Account says No

{a poem} Flat Forehead and a Smile

I look in the mirror, What do I see? To my surprise it’s a frown, staring back at me.   What’s this? I ask, How can it be? Unrecognizable. Foreign. Is that really me?   And those lines resting high, at the top of my face. They must come with that frown, defining its meaning, … Continue reading {a poem} Flat Forehead and a Smile

After 3 Divorces, She has Much to Share on Wealth & Empowerment

I have the honor of being a new contributing writer for Divorceforce.com ... please enjoy my recent interview with them.  DF: If someone goes to your website they will quickly see that you state, "I successfully navigated 3 divorces and overcame spousal abuse." Wow. Can you share an overview of this challenging path? Christine Mathieu: … Continue reading After 3 Divorces, She has Much to Share on Wealth & Empowerment

You and Money: Judgments, Gratitude, and a Detox

The first sentence in Lesson 312 in  A Course in Miracles is, "Perception follows judgment." Whether you realize it or not, you are making judgments in each moment of each day ... good, bad, or indifferent. What you hold as a judgment is then what you see and experience in your relationships, your finances, your work, … Continue reading You and Money: Judgments, Gratitude, and a Detox

Guilt and Divorce—a marriage made that could sabotage your wealth

"Funny" things happen when we are faced with divorce. People around us seem to behave differently; some friends and family stick to you like glue with their love and support while others abruptly vanish. Depending on the circumstances, your "soon-to-be ex" can become nearly unrecognizable, hiding behind a mask of hurtful words and unloving behavior. … Continue reading Guilt and Divorce—a marriage made that could sabotage your wealth

Forgiveness…your ticket to great wealth!

Forgiveness is a topic that keeps showing up for me lately. I believe that everyone is familiar with the term forgiveness...and what it means to forgive. I do not believe however, that everyone realizes just how powerful the act of forgiveness is. And I say this because nearly everyday I encounter someone who is holding … Continue reading Forgiveness…your ticket to great wealth!