“If I Were A Rich (Wo)Man…”

If I Were A Rich Man... [Marcin Rzucidlo / Life Puzzle Coach]

If I were a rich man,

Yubby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dum.

All day long I’d biddy biddy bum.

If I were a wealthy man.

Fiddler On The Roof is my favorite musical – along with West Side Story, on which I wrote my master thesis :-).

And most probably, even if you don’t know the musical, you are well familiar with this Reb Tevye song.

And maybe you sing it to yourself every now and then with a sigh. If I were a rich man… If I had more money…

But why is it that we link a rich life with money?

Yes, money is important. Actually, I love Zig Ziglar’s quote that even if money is not the most important thing in life, it comes close second after oxygen.

Still, life’s richness comes from other things.

And you may be already much richer than you think.

Let’s have a closer look at how rich you can be (and in many cases you are) in particular pieces of your Life Puzzle:

Health

On birthdays, name days and other special-days, what you probably put as the first wish to someone is health (only then comes money :-)).

So your primary richness comes from being healthy (and being alive).

And you know what? Unless you suffer from a really heavy disease, you are healthy. Or – if you don’t feel like healthy – you can be. And it’s easy to do. If you are committed. You just have to adopt a couple of simple habits. 7 Surprisingly Natural Colors That Will Help You Eat Well

Emotions

You can choose between bad emotions that drive your day crazy or good emotion that drive your day happy. Or actually, it is you who is in the driver’s seat.

So make sure your days are rich in good, positive emotions. There can be so many. And they cost nothing. Three Easy Steps To Feeling Good In A Second

People

There are plenty of good people around you. Being a good person, you attract good people.

You will definitely attract more in quantity when you are rich with money, but you will probably be more interested in attracting more in quality when you are rich with other things. What Can You Do To Be A Better …?

Growth

Never in the history have you been richer with opportunities and possibilities of personal and professional growth. Never has it been easier to access information on how to do better.

You have rich opportunities to enrich your mindset, vision, habits and skills. How Serious Are You About Your…?

Contribution

You are rich with what you can share. You know things other people don’t. You can do things other people can’t. And you are rich with how you can share.

You have instant access to thousands of people that will read, see and hear what you share. 3 Important Reasons Why We All Should Share Other’s Content

Work / Career / Business

Today, you are not deemed to stay with an organization or a profession that you choose on graduation. You can move between positions, organizations, work models or even countries.

You can turn your passion into business. If only you want to and decide to jump out of your comfort zone. How To Have A Safe Jump Out Of Your Comfort Zone?

Money

There we go 🙂 How much money do you really need to pay for your living (food, shelter, daily expenses, etc.)? Do you know this amount? Many people with whom I work find it surprisingly low.

And that releases a lot of stress,  leaving much more room for fulfillment. There are some rules to observe, but be mindful about it. How I Failed To Be A Money Master (And The Rest Of The Story)

Time

Finally, you have a lot of time. But, are you a time Master or a time Waster? If you complain, look in the mirror and ask yourself how you use your time.

You wouldn’t waste your money on a thing that has no value, why would you waste your time? Warning: You Have Plenty Of Time!

As a bonus, having read this post, I believe you are now also rich with food for thought 🙂

So, what are you rich with?

Have a rich weekend 🙂

– Marcin

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