“Time to to apply my personal methodology for dealing with a less serious, but still huge (to me) temptation: shopping. Because I'm somewhat addicted to buying new clothes whether or not my budget permits it, I've come up with a personal rule to prevent really poor decisions. When faced with a purchase I want to make that's either a bit of a splurge or a very trendy item, I force myself to put it back and walk away.”

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