What if managing your money could feel like a self-care ritual, like eating nourishing food or going to a yoga class? Bari Tessler created a methodology to help us make peace with money, incorporating all parts of ourselves: emotions, body, and spirit. In our conversation, she dives into her own journey to creating the unique business she has now. She shares how things changed drastically 9 years ago when she became a parent. What she learned will help you navigate your own business and life.
Topics Discussed In This Episode:
How she integrates the two fields of money and therapy
Realizing she would never work for anyone else again
How dancing led her to somatic therapy
Why the common tough love money method didn’t work for her
Creating her own money methodology incorporating all parts of ourselves, including emotions and the body
A few examples of using her own money tools in her life
Moving through big crossroads, stuck places and questions we need to resolve around money
Changing her business model in a big way 9 years ago when her son was born
Why growth isn’t always right at every moment of your business
Walking us through how she changed her business into its current form with her year-long program
Our answer to a therapist who wants to serve a caseload that doesn’t only reflect privilege.