The Money Mindset Podcast

#179 Procrastination is not Laziness

October 5th, 2023

Welcome to another episode of the Money Mindset Podcast with your host, Ashley, creator of Budgets Made Easy. Today, we're diving into a common issue that plagues many, the feeling of laziness when it comes to managing finances.

Ashley uncovers the real reason behind procrastination and how fear often disguises itself as laziness.

Join her as she reveals how to break free from this mindset and get on the path to financial success.

Hosting Today:

Hey, I’m Ashley Patrick, a personal finance expert and founder of Budgets Made Easy. I help busy moms create systems to save money and pay off debt so they can reach their big dreams faster and easier.

I was able to pay off $45,000 in just 17 months including $25,000 in student loans in just 10 months. I’m a Master Financial Coach and have a bachelor's degree in psychology and will help you get to the root of your money problems.

Since my journey started I have been featured on Fox Business, Yahoo! Finance, Food Network, USA TODAY, MSN, CNBC, NerdWallet, and many others.

“It's not about doing things the right way from the beginning. You just have to get going and try different things. You just have to be willing to try and willing to get past the fear of failing or not doing it the right way because you're not gonna be able to succeed if you don't even try, right? So you're not lazy, you're not dumb, you just need to get started and quote unquote, get on the right track, right head in the right direction, which the right direction for you is wherever you want to go. There is no right or wrong when it comes to where you want to end up.”
- Ashley Patrick

00:00 - The Truth About Procrastination
00:48 - Being an overthinking perfectionist
02:06 - There is no right or wrong way
03:15 - Figuring out what will work for you
04:55 - The empowering community of Money Success Club

Do you need time, space, and accountability to take action on the things you KNOW you should be doing, such as budgeting so you can actually pay off debt, save money, make a meal plan, and all the other things that keep falling off your to-do list? Would you thrive in a supportive community of other busy moms who understand what you're going through and are working to achieve similar financial goals?

If that’s a YES, I invite you to sign up for the Money Success Club at

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