profile

Sharon Singh Sidhu

You don't have to hide in shame about your money situation

Published 5 months ago • 1 min read

Hello Reader,

When I found myself in a 6-figure business debt from a failed business,

and subsequently was let go of the job I took to repay the debt,

I felt like a complete failure.

It didn't make sense.

I was highly educated and privileged.

This wasn't supposed to happen.

I felt I had to keep what was going on in my financial, professional, and personal life hidden away.

It would be too embarrassing if anyone found out.

What would they think? What would they say about me?

I couldn't bear it.

I also had to protect our 2 little ones. I didn't want anyone looking down on them or laughing at them behind their back.

Looking back now, I see so clearly how cruel and harsh I spoke to myself.

This commentary went on repeat in my mind and kept me up at night.

Luckily, something in me refused to give in to this situation.

I decided to turn things around.

That decision led to taking courageous actions like

  • Creating a podcast
  • Growing a business on the side
  • Asking for a pay raise and getting it
  • Creating additional income sources by freelancing
  • Stepping away from climbing the corporate ladder to create a job I love
  • Asking for and getting sponsorship to become a certified MAP Method Practitioner

Why do I tell you all these things?

Because if you're where I was, I know it can feel scary.

Not knowing how you will make it, or where to even begin sorting out the mess.

Worst of all, feeling like you can't let anyone know what's truly happening beneath that brave face you're putting on.

What I've learned is, lots of people are going through something.

Just because no one talks about it doesn't mean it's not happening.

Especially when it comes to money.

We can feel like it's something we shouldn't talk about in public.

But that's not helpful. It definitely won't improve things.

The first step to ending your financial insecurity is to be aware of how money affects you emotionally.

By releasing the emotional hold money has on you, you'll be able to take action with a clear and calm mind.

This is what I help women do.

Book a free trial to learn more about and experience how the MAP Method can help you let go of the stress or anxiety you feel around money.

You don't have to hide or feel like you have to do this alone.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR FREE MAP TRIAL

I'll talk to you soon,

Sharon

Sharon Singh Sidhu

Helping corporate mums create multiple income streams through side gigs. Started side gigs that generated $30k. Sharing the process and lessons - get my newsletter to hear more

Enter your email below to get my weekly tips, strategies and insights on building your income generating machine.

Read more from Sharon Singh Sidhu

Hello Reader, I made $30,000 in my side hustles as a full-time working mother. I’m not saying this to show off, but to show it’s possible for you. It took me almost a decade to figure this out. Sure, some tactical strategies and skills took time to learn. But the main reason it took so long was how fast and willing I was to change myself. Specifically, there were 5 mental leaps I had to take. If you’re a corporate employee with dreams of making multiple income streams from your side hustle,...

about 9 hours ago • 3 min read

Hello Reader, We're almost halfway through 2024. Have you taken a moment to review how your first half of 2024 has been? What do you want to focus on for the second half of 2024? I just completed my May review. I do a weekly and monthly review, where I ask: What went well? What didn't? What do I want to drop or change up? My goal in 2024 is to streamline and focus on doing 1 or 2 things well. This includes making friends on LinkedIn and sharing my lessons and insights about career, money, and...

14 days ago • 1 min read

Hello Reader, I've noticed this trend recently. A lot of successful people are saying the same thing. The single most important ingredient to their success has been Patience They've said it in different ways, like Delusion Stupidity Putting in the reps But they all point to this singular spirit of having patience. Patience to do the work.Patience to practice and improve.Patience to continue even when it's boring.Patience to allow the seeds they planted to bear fruit. Yet in our modern life,...

21 days ago • 1 min read
Share this post