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OPULENCE: A NEW SLANT ON LIFE BY LAURA PORRECA

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y mentor instructed me to become “Prosperity conscious.” He said it was a must-do action step if I were to succeed in business. When I related my personal challenges, he frequently reminded me to focus on business instead. His ideas on prosperity were different from mine. I was wanting one thing but asking him for help on another. Suffice to say, it confuses people when we aren’t clear on what we want. Do you have clarity on what you want? Is it financial prosperity? Are you looking for other forms of wealth, whatever they may be? There are a hundred other things, besides cash, that can make us feel opulent. Successful. Blessed. The trick is in finding what works for you. I can’t speak to you on how to create millions of dollars. I have not cracked the code, nor have most who’ve gained and lost it in their entrepreneurial journey. But I can speak to you of opulence: riches and wealth, profuse abundance, of which I’ve had much in my life as a teacher, a mentor, and a lover of people. If that is your aim, read on! Do not depend on one particular form of wealth. This is like thinking only one person can make your life meaningful, or only one house will do. Open yourself up to the possibility that there are many forms. Your happiness can come from generat-

Choices Magazine - Autumn 2017  
Choices Magazine - Autumn 2017  

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