Have you ever bought something thinking that it would improve your mood?
I’m sure you have. In fact, we probably all have!
When I was younger, I used to have a crazy spending problem. I would either go out to eat or spend money on clothing after a stressful day at work.
I would tell myself that I deserved it for having such a bad day.
But then, the bad days happened over and over again.
Instead of trying to find the root of the problem, I would simply spend money that I absolutely did not have.
While I didn’t go into credit card debt, I was close to it. I spent money on things I definitely didn’t need, and this was causing me to live in a paycheck to paycheck lifestyle. [Read more…]