Lesson 22: Plague of America

This guided workbook will be your companion to lesson twenty-two from Oprah's Lifeclass.


What five physical objects bring you the most joy? Can you find five objects in your house that give you no joy? Can you donate those items to someone who'll love them?


Do you shop to soothe your emotions? Do you feel frantic or depressed if you don’t shop?


Is everything you buy genuinely useful to you? Do you actually use everything you've ever bought? Everything you bought this month?


Do you know how much you spend in a month? Do you know how much you owe? Do you know your net worth? What about your credit score?


How much of your debt is for things that you bought that you no longer use or care about?


How honest are you about your finances with the people in your life? What lies have you told about money?


Is your love or esteem for others based on what they own? Do you believe their love or esteem for you is based on what you own?


How did your parents handle money? How is your relationship to money like—or unlike—theirs?


Are you teaching your children to determine their value based on the things they have? How can you shift, and give them the security to see the value in themselves—to know they are enough, with or without stuff?