Why do we run away from the things we say we want?
Why do we say we want to save more money and then spend all our money on something trivial?
We say want to get out of debt but every time we're given the opportunity to do just that we freak out and run away.
Why does our financial behavior contradict our financial aspirations?
At a conscious level we may have a goal to create financial freedom by paying back debt, saving and investing, but at a subconscious level our mind may see our financial goal as unsafe and scary.