Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, has been quoted as saying “change is the only constant in life.” I bet there is nothing more true to life than this. Sometimes, it feels like life happens when you're making plans. News nr. 1 Since my last post, my boyfriend a.k.a. my partner in crime and I broke up. The long trip... Continue Reading →
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.
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.
Here you find a list of books about minimalism, mustachianism, environmentalism and other -isms related to Intentionalista topics. Have a good read!
I'm doing it because of the difficulty of it, not despite of it. The goal is to eliminate the urge to buy. Cold turkey drug rehab style.
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.