“Wellness is a connection of paths: knowledge and action.”
#1: Your mind is the epicenter of your health and well-being. It’s so crucial to try to live mindfully, meditate and maintain balance. Yet, worry still happens to everyone. An estate plan takes away worry about what would happen to your kids if something happened to you. Peace of mind this huge is something to consider as a gift to yourself and to your family.
#2: Your body is a machine! But what if something beyond your control happened and you were unable to communicate. A legal document executed ahead of time, and just in case, can make a world of difference. By putting that one right person in charge, you can avoid family disagreements and help your family make swifter decisions for the benefit of your health.
#3: Your family is what estate planning is all about. It’s not quite as much about you. Your Will or Trust helps those you leave behind know exactly what and how you would have wanted them to distribute your things, who should be in charge, and how you wanted to be memorialized. During times of grief, having instructions from you can really make a world of difference for your family.
#4: Your finances are very important. By protecting them with a good estate plan, you can ensure that the right person manages any money you leave behind for the benefit of your children, your pets, or your favorite charity. Without proper planning, your children could get a large lump sum at a young age, your pets could end up in a shelter, and your favorite cause might never get a dime. Having a plan ensures that you have control over what you leave behind.