Money isn’t everything, as the saying goes, but it sure helps. Sadly, the amount of energy put into attaining money does make it look as though it is everything to most people. The very fact that wealthy people always seem to seek more money reinforces that image.

I have worked with some extremely wealthy individuals and others who have hardly anything to call their own. Most come somewhere in between. They have varying concerns about money, although interestingly not necessarily in proportion to how much or little they have.

More of a common question has to do with identity. Once they reach behind their outward appearance and material trappings, they probe for the inner sense of who they are. They begin to dig for the soul.

There is to found the greatest treasure of all. This is no quest for the Holy Grail, the answer to life’s mysteries, or the so-called “secret”. This is a more satisfying and enduring adventure of self-discovery. Once you reach out for that inner sense of who you really are and have touched and celebrated your own uniqueness, you have glimpsed into your soul. Keep exploring and you will find ever-growing seams of richness. As you do that, watch what happens.

Your relationships will blossom, your authentic self comes out in your leadership abilities, you are at peace with yourself. And you become more successful in all areas of your life.

In peace

Warren Redman

Author's Bio: 

Warren Redman trained in the UK as a psychotherapist, facilitator and coach and has developed his own unique style of Life Coaching which he calls Emotional Fitness Coaching. He is president of the Emotional Fitness Institute (formally the Centre for Inner Balancing), writing about, teaching and coaching people in success skills of Emotional Fitness. He is the author of fifteen books, including the Award-winning The 9 steps to Emotional Fitness, Achieving Personal Success and Recipes for Inner Peace.

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