Badassery Magazine April 2018 Issue 23 - Page 16

mother who routinely buys organ- ic produce based on the “Clean Fifteen” list, but her budget only stretches so far, and she wants to provide the best she can for her children. It’s not that she “can’t af- ford” otherwise, but that she “can provide additional” items when she purchases the foods that are in season and therefore priced ac- cordingly. Are you shopping with coupons because they basically amount to free money? Those little twen- ty-five cent vouchers are like tiny quarters you can easily pick up and add to your grocery budget. We stop to pick up and do hap- py dances for pennies, so why wouldn’t we rejoice when we find a dollar off voucher for the hum- mus dip that we were going to buy anyway? different memories when you at- tend two-dollar miniature golf on Tuesday mornings versus cosmic bowling with lights and music on a Friday night with a free pizza with purchase coupon. There is a grand difference between a day trip to the dinky old local museum than a trip to a large national monument, paid for by price comparison and free admission vouchers. The fact is that yes, in a lot of cas- es, maybe most cases, shopping with sale pricing and coupons comes from a place of scarcity, fear, and lack. But, I venture to say that sale shopping may also come from a point of transition. A place where we create abundance by refusing to leave money on the ta- ble, even if it comes in the form of percentage off sales and coupon off vouchers. growth, where we can take some scarier financial leaps and still know that we can safely provide for our families. The first coach that I ever invested in was paid for with money I saved by grocery shopping with sales and coupons. I created a reality by taking my own small actions, and it did pay off tremendously. When we shop with sales and cou- pons and rain check vouchers, we must do so from the point of view of creation. Of creation of a new, more abundant reality, where we can purchase that designer jacket, AND have our organic salads. Is it really so important that the jacket was purchased at outlet pricing and the salad was paid for with the dollar you found inside the news- paper clippings?  Are you shopping sales to pur- chase more meaningful experi- ences for your family? There are I dare suggest that sales shoppers may be practicing this behav- ior from a place of learning and Emily Marie David uses healing energies and intuitive reading work to help entrepreneurs remove energetic and mindset blocks so they can follow their intuition and manifest the lives they desire and deserve. Emily is the creator of FairySong Activation and Energy Healing and curator of the Intuitive Abun- dance Angels Facebook community. Emily Marie Davi MBࠈ;k