Stop Shopping Archive

  • Your sense of self does not come from what you buy

    Tweet I thought in the past that I could find who I was by what I purchased. For example, I’d ask myself: If I bought this pair in red or brown, what would it say about me? Brown means I’m sensible. Red means I’m a […]

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  • How to stop wanting something

    Tweet This is tricky business. To stop wanting something is to basically cut through that desire. I don’t believe it when people say it’s just a matter of discipline. Or mind over matter. Raw emotion is difficult to control, but perhaps these methods might help. […]

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  • 5 Lies you tell yourself that keep you spending

    5 Lies you tell yourself that keep you spending

    Tweet This was originally posted on Fabulously Broke in the City You only live once! The Situation: Money will always come and go. You only live once. Spend! The Solution: While I agree that you shouldn’t be a miserly Scrooge and save every penny because […]

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  • Celebrity Shopping Sprees: Anna Nicole Smith

    Celebrity Shopping Sprees: Anna Nicole Smith

    Tweet What a tragic life she led. Married to billionaire J. Howard Marshall she was a former Playboy Playmate who caught his attention. Just a mere year later in 1996, after her husband Marshall died, she filed for bankruptcy. She had a sad lack of […]

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  • Celebrity Shopping Sprees: Sarah Jessica Parker and Madonna

    Celebrity Shopping Sprees: Sarah Jessica Parker and Madonna

    Tweet SARAH JESSICA PARKER She’s known for being a down-to-earth star who’s careful with her money, but Sarah Jessica Parker has one serious weakness – shoes. ‘I have far too many shoes – I mean really, really, really too many shoes,’ says the Sex And […]

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