The first lesson in learning how to spend is learning how to not.
The thrift of taking care of your things is a wealthy mindset that pays off every year you don’t need to buy a replacement.
A wishlist is a force of thrift both for you to defer your consumption and for your family and friends to ensure that all the value of their gift makes it to your heart.
When my desires can endure the distance of a week, I buy it.
It is easy to find yourself browsing the store when you spot a t-shirt with a phrase that you can hear your friend saying. Avoid making a purchase by taking a picture.
Most of our regular use of items is habitual. Developing a mindset that uses less requires changing our habits.