Being rich or not is not really about the money, it is about the experience with money. If you want another financial situation, start with understanding you current relationship with money.
We all have a relationship with money and most of us have a relationship with money that could benefit from more love, compassion and trust. The reason for this is in large part because society taught us different version of: "money is the root of all evil". Your relationship with money is affecting how how money makes you feel and how much money you have and. If you don't like your current financial situation, it will not get better if you just find a new job or start budgeting. While those thing may support a change, it all starts with your relationship with money.
So what do I mean when I say relationship with money? I mean how you relate to money, how you feel about money, how you think about money, how you talk about money and so on. Your current relationship with money is based on your previous experiences with money. The good thing is that if you are not satisfied with your current financial situation, meaning not satisfied with your current relationship with money, you can change it. One way to start is to understand what your current relationship looks like underneath all those symptoms showing up as your current financial situation. Here are some questions to ask yourself:
What do I believe about money?
How do I feel when I think about money?
How do I talk about money?
What have my family taught me about money?
What have my friends and other people taught me about money?
What have society taught me about money?
Do I trust money?
Do I believe money is good or bad?
What do I believe about rich people?
When we know more and become aware of our current situation, our current relationship with money, we can also start changing it.