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What does 'Poor' mean to you?

Lack of this doesn't make you poor. Read on... by Michael Corthell What does being poor mean? It's doesn't just mean the lack of money, as we shall see below. ''As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.'' —Henry David Thoreau It isn't the lack of money that makes a person impoverished, reduced to begging for their daily bread. It is their thinking for the most part. I say for the most part, because there are always exceptions; war, natural disaster, severe abuse, debilitating illness both physical and mental etc. But, for the most part the lack of money consciousness  or lack of an abundance mindset will create a life of poverty.  Read more The scarcity mindset can be emotionally painful for people (I know, I've been there and done that!) and will create in you unnecessary fear, anxiety, depression,  and desperation. An