I am a Consumer, Therefore I Consume

I have been flexing my shopping muscles. Restrained, considered purchases, contraband in terms of the no spend year but not wild and decadent items in them self, they were all practical, but still I have anxiety. Things needed replacing in our house. The clock in the kitchen broke, we didn’t realise how essential it was …

Fighting the Impulse

Now that I have enforced a spend free year, I have become a lot more conscious of my shopping impulses. There have been a few scary moments where I have thought ‘I’ll just get one of these/pick up that/go and buy one of those’ and have to fight that thought and remind myself that this …