Black Friday was a couple days ago, and like normal, I didn’t participate like most Americans probably did.
So I bought nothing? Well that’s not true. I always buy one or two things, but I do it from home. This year I spent $14 on a small tub of beard balm from Dream Beard. Last year I bought a Mission Belt and a Buy Me Brunch tee, from my mom’s couch.
I used to become attached to things. By things, I mean random possessions that I thought I needed. I had to give up money to own these things, or they could have been gifts I received. Either way, I used to put too much value on many of the things I own.
These days, I’m more focused on living the kind of life I want, rather than owning the next newest gadget. Sure, it’s cool to hook up that new big screen tv and be the first one on the block to have it, but at what expense?
Almost 3 years ago, I was so stoked to have my own house. Little did I know, I dislike house work.
What it really comes down to is, I’d rather spend all of my time doing things that matter to me, things that are progressing my online businesses, or spending time with family & friends. True, I had reasons to want this big house/yard, but my life/views have since changed. Some of the things I hate doing, which are a necessity for a responsible homeowner, are: