All posts filed under: Bad Habits

Paring Down

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Bad Habits / Simple Living

I am an admitted pack-rat. I come to it honestly, being the daughter and grand-daughter of women with a similar “I’ll get to this someday” mindset. However, just because this is my normal does not mean it is healthy for me. Clutter causes me stress. I get frustrated when things are dirty and I’d rather spend time in ways other than cleaning, and more and more I am aware of how much mental and spiritual […]

Two Steps Forward and Three Steps Back on the Road to Financial Freedom

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Bad Habits / Financial Fixin's

I try hard to be a good money manager, to be thrifty and responsible. It doesn’t always work. This feels especially true since I have much less money to manage nowadays–I often feel like my money is managing me. When things feel overwhelming and like I’m digging my debt hole deeper instead of filling it in, I have a tendency to want to hide from it all, which of course makes it worse. I killed […]