Your friend just revealed to you that she’s in way over her head in debt. Here is someone who always has a smile on her face, and yet is so zen-like you wonder if she’s really a Buddhist monk in disguise.
And here you are, figuring out your next budget and things just don’t seem to match. In fact, you’re probably experiencing what feels like a financial meltdown. You manage to stay calm for a few seconds, but then you realize that it’s probably not a good idea to see people today.
Being zen-like when you’re going through a tough financial situation isn’t going to magically solve all your problems, but it can help you figure it out.
When I was broke, in debt and jobless, I found that these four simple ways really helped me to clear my head. It was then that I was able to take a look at the situation I was in and figure a way out of it. [Read more…]