I decided to go on a low buy before Christmas of 2018. It ended this month and while I have purchased a few things, that I’ll talk about more in my end of the month wrap up, I’ve noticed that the way I think about making purchases has changed.
Last year I REALLY got caught up in the process of buying more and more stuff. It was partly because I’m a blogger and I love to review new products but it was also because I used shopping for makeup as a coping mechanism for my depression. I got addicted to shopping for something new. I loved the whole process of filling my virtual cart, researching everything and then anticipating the arrival of my goodies.
Stressed? Buy makeup. Bad day? Buy makeup. Out of blog post ideas? Buy makeup. Let’s also not forget the influence of the Youtube and blogging communities…
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