502: Beyond The Dollar With Sarah Li Cain

Sarah Li Cain a financial storyteller who weaves practical tips and strategies into her work so that those trying to change their Beyond The Dollar With Sarah Li Cainmoney mindset can see themselves in the starring role. She loves answering reader questions on her blog or opening up her struggles with money by revealing current experiments she’s running.  Sarah is also the co-host of Beyond The Dollar podcast.

Sarah used to have a negative relationship with money which ended up giving her the lack of self confidence.  Find out how she was able to overcome her past relationship with money to be the woman that she is today and also helping others in their own relationships with money.


Sarah Li-Cain is a financial storyteller, money coach and podcaster.

Cultural Background

Sarah is of Chinese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

You yourselves are the Being you are seeking.

You yourselves are the Being you are seeking.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is being compassionate and forgiving in your decisions so that you can take risks without fear paralyzing you. It’s not about being fearless, but not using fear to be the only driver in your decision making process.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Sarah used to buy things to impress people, even though she would go against the grain (e.g. pursuing a liberal arts degree instead of a finance/business one like every single one of my family members did).  For Sarah, it was a way to seek approval and attention.

The “AHA” Moment

When Sarah moved back from Australia to Canada, her boyfriend broke up with her. She realized she was jobless, broke and in debt because of her fear of being unloved and the desire to create this ideal romantic relationship so she could feel validated as a person.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Sarah is unapologetic in her decisions, and when she does make a major life decision it’s because it’s in line with her values.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Trust the process. Even when you’re going through some dark times, know that whatever decision you make, it’ll lead you to a breakthrough. The important thing to remember is that whatever happens on the outside doesn’t matter. It’s your willingness to look at all parts of the inside of yourself, flaws and all that will determine what happens.

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