How to Resist Spending Temptations
Excuse #5: But I Might Go Hiking in the Andes/Attend a Gallery Opening in Paris One Day
Buy for the life you have, not the one you want. Sometimes we buy things because of the lifestyle they represent, and how they embellish the person we want to be. Don’t just ignore these urges—examine them. Your desired purchases may be telling you something—that you yearn for more adventure, culture or socializing in your life. So make the life changes happen. Get the stuff later—if you even need it then.