Envy is a Poverty Emotion That Will Make You Poor

From a financial standpoint envy is the worst of all of the negative emotions. When we are envious we send a message, infused with emotion, to our subconscious that we lack. The subconscious picks up only the emotionalized thought of not having something. It interprets this negative emotionalized thought of lacking as a directive. When we allow thoughts of envy to enter our minds we are essentially telling our subconscious to go out and give me more things to be envious of. The law of attraction kicks in and we begin to attract into our lives less income, fewer possessions, more expenses and more debt etc. The subconscious is only doing what it is told.

You need to eliminate thoughts of envy. How? By thinkings about what you are grateful for. You can replace envy with daily thoughts of gratitude. Gratitude thoughts send a message to the subconscious that you are happy when you get stuff. Make a daily habit of thoughts of gratitude. The law of attraction will kick in and your subconscious, like a guided missile, will begin searching for more things for you to be grateful for. More income, more possessions, fewer expenses and more money.

The subconscious only receives emotionalized thoughts from our conscious mind. Emotions are the key to opening the door to the subconscious.In order for the thought of gratitude to register with the subconscious you need to get yourself into a state of happiness. I created something I call the Dailey 5. Every day I find 5 things to be grateful for. Immediately prior to vocalizing the 5 things I am grateful for, I think of something that happened in my life that made me incredibly happy. I let that happiness thought seep in for about 30 seconds and then I vocalize the 5 things I am grateful for.

Don’t question or doubt the workings of the subconscious. That part of the brain is still little understood. One day we will learn more about the subconscious and it won’t be so mysterious. For now just know this: emotionalized thoughts of any kind somehow get into the subconscious and act like computer virus, directing our subconscious to do whatever the emotionalized thought tells it to do. I’m jealous so give me more things to be jealous of. I’m grateful so give me more things to be grateful for. The formula is really very simple: Gratitude = More Stuff, Envy = Less Stuff.

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Thomas C. Corley About Thomas C. Corley

Tom Corley understands the difference between being rich and poor: at age nine, his family went from being multi-millionaires to broke in just one night, due to a catastrophic fire that destroyed his Dad's thriving business. For fourteen years they struggled with poverty. There were eleven in Tom's family, and they lived in constant fear of losing their home.

Driven by the desire to unlock the secrets to success and failure, Tom spent five years studying the daily activities of 233 rich people and 128 poor people. He discovered there was an immense difference between the habits of the rich and the poor. During his research he identified over 300 daily activities that separated the “haves” from the “have nots.” Tom decided to write a book to share what he learned. That book, Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals (1st Edition), went on to become an Amazon Bestseller in the United States forty times over a three year period. To give you some perspective, in order to be a true Amazon Bestseller in the United States, where you actually receive a specific Bestseller designation from Amazon, you need to be in the top 100 of all books sold by Amazon in the United States in a given day. Rich Habits did that for nearly thirty straight days, rising as high as #7, eclipsing such Bestselling authors such as Stephen Covey, Robert Kiyosaki and J.K. Rowlings. Imagine that - an unknown, first-time, self-published author selling more books than J.K. Rowlings!

Tom now travels the world, sharing his Rich Habits and motivating audiences at industry conferences, corporate events, universities, multi-level marketing group events, and global sales organizations’ presentations and finance conferences. He has even spoken on the same stage with famous entrepreneurs and personal development experts, such as Sir Richard Branson, Robin Sharma, Dr. Daniel Amen, and many others.

Tom has shared his insights on various national and international network, cable, and Internet television programs such as CBS Evening News, NBC News, Yahoo Financially Fit, Money.com, India TV, News.com Australia, and a host of others. He has been interviewed on many prestigious nationally syndicated radio shows, including the Dave Ramsey Show, Marketplace Money, and WABC.

Tom has been featured in numerous print magazines—such as Money magazine, Inc. Magazine, SUCCESS Magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, Fast Company magazine, More magazine, Epoca Magazine (Brazil’s largest weekly) and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine—and various online publications, including USA Today, CNN, MSN Money, SUCCESS.com, Inc.com, and the Huffington Post. Tom is a frequent contributor to Business Insider, Credit.com, Bankrate.com and a few other media outlets.

National publicity has garnered international media attention for Tom and his Rich Habits research spanning 23 countries. Broadcast media, online publications, and television throughout Asia, the South Pacific, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Central and South America have shared his powerful message.

In an effort to help parents, grandparents, teachers and adults become success mentors to the younger generation, Tom released his second book, Rich Kids: How to Raise Our Children to be Happy and Successful in Life in 2014. This book was the self-help category winner of the 2015 New York Book Festival and Runner-up in the prestigious 2015 Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards Contest. In 2016 Tom released his third book, Change Your Habits, Change Your Life. This book provides the latest science on habit change as well as more of Tom's unique research on the specific habits that helped transform 177 ordinary individuals into self-made millionaires.

Besides being an author, Tom is also a CPA, CFP, and hold a master’s degree in taxation. As president of Cerefice and Company, CPAs, Tom heads one of the premier financial firms in New Jersey.
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  1. Missy Homemaker says:

    Excellent post! I constantly work to instill and attitude of gratitude in my children. I tell them, when you’re grateful for what you have, you open yourself up to accept more!

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