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  • Do you know that most people who are rich don't really feel rich?

  • I was talking to Ken Honda. He's our newest Mindvalley author.

  • He's the biggest selling personal growth author in Japan.

  • And Ken once did a study of 12,000 millionaires in Japan,

  • asking them this one question.

  • Do you feel rich?

  • He found that most people whom we would consider rich never truly feel rich.

  • And this is actually a curse.

  • Ken explained it to me this way when he was here at Mindvalley,

  • speaking to our team.

  • He said, "I went to millionaires all across Japan."

  • And I remember asking the guy who had just received a million dollars in his

  • bank account, and I asked him, "Do you feel rich?"

  • And he said, "No, I don't."

  • So Ken said, "Well, what would make you feel rich?"

  • And he thought about it, and he said, "You know, I think 10 million would make

  • me feel rich."

  • Ken said what was funny is, shortly thereafter, he interviewed a guy

  • who had $10 million cash.

  • And Ken asked him, "Do you feel rich?"

  • And the guy said, "No, I don't."

  • Ken said, "What would make you feel rich?"

  • And he goes, "I think a private jet."

  • Ken said, because he was interviewing so many people, he ended up interviewing a

  • guy with a private jet.

  • And he asked this man, "Do you feel rich?"

  • The man said, "No, my jet only sits six people."

  • Now, after interviewing all of these dissatisfied millionaires,

  • Ken did notice a pattern.

  • There was one type of millionaire that basically truly felt rich and every aspect

  • of their life was thriving because of it.

  • Now, they had a unique mental model that is best described as this.

  • They saw money as air.

  • Ask yourself, what would your life look like if money was simply like air to you?

  • Now, let me explain what this means.

  • Ken told a story to me of how he interviewed Wahei Takeda,

  • who's one of the richest men in Japan, often compared to

  • the Warren Buffett of Japan.

  • And Wahei Takeda told Ken that, to him, money is all around him, it's like air.

  • And he knows that no matter what his goals are, no matter what he needs to invest in,

  • no matter what he needs to get, money is going to flow.

  • Money is as available to him as the air we breathe.

  • This mental model is really interesting.

  • It suggests that it's not the amount of money you have now

  • or the objects you have now.

  • It's knowing that whatever you need to experience in life,

  • money like air, will flow to you.

  • Now, this is what Ken Honda describes as money EQ.

  • What would your life look like if you could think of money as air?

  • Now, Ken suggest that when we adopt this mental model,

  • our life shifts dramatically, and money does start flowing to us

  • far more easily.

  • And he shares so many case studies in our upcoming master class.

  • So, if you find this mental model interesting, and if you'd like to adopt it

  • into your being, and I mean, like, fully adopt it in your being,

  • show up for this master class.

  • It's happening this week on Mindvalley.

Do you know that most people who are rich don't really feel rich?

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How to Feel Rich by Changing Your Money-Mindset

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/04/15
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