The reason of your achievements is not in a control, but in your understanding of your own behavior. Everyday accounting of your personal funds will help you track how and why you spend your money and to change your approach to exes as a result.
Here is a simple advice that will help you save a lot of funds and will get you rid of worries about your financial status.
It is not difficult and does not require special skills. You only need several minutes per day, and an alarm clock or a visible sticky note that will serve you as a reminder.
Here it is: keep records of your personal finances. Do not limit yourself on purpose. Just note earned and spent money, dividing your exes by categories. Check if everything was on the list at the end of the week. Analyze your notes when a month ends.
Exes planning and self-limitations are not that effective. When tracking your finances, you control your status. And you don’t think how to spend less or earn more.
You see your habits. This helps you find out where big amounts of money go and get a lesson from this info.
This advice was the most effective for one of our writers. He does what he wants, but enlists all incomes and exes obligatory. It may sound strange. But it is much better than following your random taboos and hoping that this kind of a torture will work out once.
As it often happens, a person sets up a certain goal: to save a certain amount of money, to get rid of some pounds, to spend certain hours working. And then they suffer trying to keep up to what they want to do. They expect the moment when they will be able to get rid of self-limiting chains to come as soon as possible. This struggle makes them feel guilt and weakness.
Keep a Record on Funds
When keeping a record without trying to limit yourself will change your wishes about something literally at once. You’ll be able to see how to spend your money, time and energy better. A huge number of exes in “clothes” graph will make you calm your internal shopaholic at once for sure.
If people spend too much, miss gym sessions or quit doing something halfway, this means they just don’t realize real consequences of their behavior.
“Today’s self” follows a temptation and hopes that “Self of tomorrow” to fix it all.
Keeping your financial records can become an interesting activity. It can be curious: to see what influences written numbers and how those numbers influence your life.
The point is, you won’t feel the obligation to do something. You’ll understand that you need to change your habits, this thought will come to your mind on its own. You’ll refuse unnecessary exes on your own free will.
Remember that you are free and you have always been free. But it is you who is responsible for your freedom, funds, time and energy.