Overall I did well on paper but I do feel guilty about the spending on the exceptions. Why is that? I guess I have to figure that out.
It's almost June. I left you hanging with "I’m going to put real effort in writing meaningful posts." To be honest, I couldn't.
Since giving up is the only sure way to fail, I will go on with this challenge keeping in mind that I have to keep this bloody insecurities under control.
Without actively learning about personal finance, you won't achieve anything financially other than what the norm is. Again, the norm is a nightmare. It is bankruptcy in the worst case scenario and living paycheck to paycheck without fulfilling your dreams in best case scenario. That doesn't sound appealing, does it?
Optimizing the resources you already have available to you, i.e. your body, your income, your time, taxes, while also ignoring all the fluff of a convenience oriented consumer culture.