The Idealist

EFT and the 8 Money Archetypes

By Alina Frank, EFTU and Matrix Reimprinting Trainer, EFT CERT-I

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The Idealist

Are you the creative type? Do you happen to be an artist, musician, or work for a non-profit? Do you rely on others for financial support? Do you have a strong disdain for corporations and big business? Do you invest (or would like to) in art, small businesses, land, or socially responsible businesses? Do you place high value on compassion, social justice, spiritual growth and creativity? Are you likely to hand a homeless person money more readily than you would a charity? On good days you are able to carry a big vision about what your money can do but on bad days you are full of mistrust, skepticism and rebelliousness around money . If this describes you then you might be an idealist.

The two unconscious beliefs that are consistent with this type are 1) that suffering and sacrifice are imperative for spirituality and creativity and 2) it's better to feel pain than to be financially free. These beliefs are conditioned responses that come from your past. Sit for a moment and ask yourself where they came from. I have often seen clients with this archetype who were brought up in strict households where one or both parents worked excruciatingly difficult menial jobs. These parents sent the message that work is drudgery, challenging, but worthwhile in order to "succeed" in the world. Their children unfortunately saw these struggles and decided to avoid anything remotely smacking of servitude to a dead end job.

Here's a tapping script if the Idealist is running your finances:

Even though I have a love/hate relationship with money, I deeply and completely love and accept myself.

Even though I resent having to pay taxes and hate that I have to "earn" a living, I deeply and completely love myself

Even though I feel that inner rebel around money and I might be scared to let go of my dependency on my family's money (or others who support me), I accept myself completely

I am scared to be self-sufficient

I am scared that I will have to work hard at a job I hate

It's what I have seen others do

There is a strong part of me that would rather be creative and spiritual

There is a part of me that doesn't want to "play" the game

But there is another part of me that understands my money has the power to help others

I acknowledge that self-sufficiency allows me to fulfill my ideals

Money isn't inherently good or evil

Money can bring me peace and I am able to be more compassionate when I am not always in a financial crisis


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Author's Bio:

Alina Frank Seattle area EFT coach, mentor, trainer


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