By Catherine on The Money Panel
I have decided to write a blog series focused on women, money and body confidence. As a reformed eating disorder sufferer, image consultant and financial coach, I want to share my knowledge, insight, experience with other women, starting with how wasteful a lack of confidence with our body can have a detrimental impact on our financial goals and wealth. The emotional part of our brain triggers emotional purchasing decisions.
Just the other month, I ran a workshop in London for a group of women and one of the participants arrived late as she had to return to a shop after work to purchase an item she’d seen at lunchtime. She arrived late carrying a few bags of clothes and she came up to me after the meeting and thanked me for sharing my personal story. After explaining her own challenges of the emotional cycle of spending, and giving her some reassurance that she wasn’t alone, we started to discuss the impact it was having on her financial picture…Read More on The Money Panel