“When I go to sleep at night right now, I’m as financially nervous as I was 20 years ago.”- Will Smith, actor
Yep… that’s me, too. Foreboding finances. I know it well.
I first learned about the feelings of “foreboding” from Brené Brown when she said:
“Joy is the most vulnerable emotion we experience. And if you cannot tolerate joy, what you do is you start dress rehearsing tragedy.” –Brene Brown
The dictionary defines “foreboding” as a noun implying:
“fearful apprehension; a feeling that something bad will happen.”
Brown, describes the feeling as “terrifying.” And in the middle of the night, I can tell you, it is.
Foreboding joy for me manifests in my financial life. I rehearse financial disaster in the dark hours of the night. I see visions of my bank...