Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Henry David Thoreau once said that wealth is the ability to fully experience life. I love this quote! It can be interpreted in several different ways, and yet it is true in each and every way.

Often when people think of wealth or when they discuss the concept of wealth, they are hesitant to address the concept of money.

The following is a 44-second Sound Byte from Episode 039 (The Four Pillars of A Good Life – Part V – Stoicism & The Vedas) discussing wealth in genaral and money in particular.

Audio Transcript

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So this game of wealth and prosperity is
going to feed our artha is going to

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feed our Dharma and it's going to feed
it differently because depending on what

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our Dharma is we might need more money
we might need less we might need to save

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our money for a different time we might
need to not save it and do something

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else with it so there's a lot of things
that we can look at is feeding our

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Dharma when it comes to wealth and
prosperity now to begin with I want to

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say that wealth and prosperity can be a
lot of different things so a lot of

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different things it's friendship it's
all these but for this purpose I want to

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say it's money

Even though the concept of money makes people uncomfortable, there are myriads of tips out there on how to acquire more money or more wealth in your life. Anything from saving money by preparing your own lunch to inspirational hustle storytelling.

But nothing is going to get us anywhere new, unless we follow Joseph Campbell’s advice to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.

The following is a 38-second Sound Byte from Episode 039 (The Four Pillars of A Good Life – Part V – Stoicism & The Vedas) discussing the concept of fake it ’til you make it.

Audio Transcript

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Language: en

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Now what do you think about some of the
other concepts that I've read before and

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I actually really like them is you want
to do little things that will make you

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feel wealthy -- yes --
you know like tip a little a dollar more

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-- yes -- do things that will make people
smile -- yes -- and yeah it's gonna cost you a

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little bit but it really doesn't cost
you like going out for a cup of coffee

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instead of saving three dollars -- exactly --
 going out and spending some time

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-- exactly -- and so instead of saving 300
dollars a year by not going to a coffee

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shop you're spending that to become

Learn more about the Four Vedic Pillars for a Good Liife on our podcast Episode 039 coming out tomorrow. We are discussing some hot topics including:

  • Dharma and Artha are not static, they could be changing as you are listening to this episode
  • Artha’s third aspect, the game of wealth
  • Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money by Rabbi Daniel Lapin: https://amzn.to/2KVWciD
  • It is your responsibility to be wealthy
  • The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone: https://amzn.to/2WHdceJ
  • Stagnation leads to disease, no matter how you look at it
  • How do you pronounce this word? Scarcity
  • I can think, I can fast, I can wait – Buddha
  • The book Tim and Vie talk about is called Siddhartha: by Hermann Hesse: https://amzn.to/2XIR5pf
  • Every time you are doubting yourself you stop the flow of energy
  • Do you see value in yourself and others?
  • The Secret by Rhonda Byrne: https://amzn.to/31z2Uk6
  • The Master Key System by Charles Haanel: https://amzn.to/2IDKcPJ
  • Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill: https://amzn.to/2F80QGq
  • The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles: https://amzn.to/2Kgqyg4
  • Fake it ’til you make it with every part of your being

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