★ Know Your Spending Triggers

"To get started, sit down with a piece of paper. Create two columns. One for purchases, one for emotions. Think about the spending patterns in your life. Are there things that consistently come up? Do you have certain emotional associations with those purchases? When I track my spending, I have a line for how I felt making that purchase, so that I can ensure I am spending based on my values and also tracking my potential spending triggers."

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