Within the past 4 months, I spent over $450 at the convenience store. All for things I didn’t even want. It was literally all on junk food.
Actually every time I went to spend the money, I was mad I was even at the store in the first place. I was frustrated, then regretted it every time I ate that chocolate bar or can of soda I got.
And yes, those sugar highs led to crashing and burning near the end of my work day. Then I’d go home and complain.
And the next day, I’d do it again.
Why? Because I was frustrated over certain situations at work that were very toxic.
In fact, any time I was frustrated about it, I didn’t want to be there. So what did I do? I left the premises. I was a bit embarrassed at not wanting to be there (yes, weird, I know), so I used getting a snack as an excuse to go across the street. It got to the point where it was a daily occurrence. [Read more…] about How to Kick Your Spending Triggers to the Curb