So I have started my low buy journey this year, as the first half has been passed I just want to explain and list how I feel about it, what I have learnt or achived. If you are interested in the hauls and my budgeting from January to June all my hauls are linked here:
Save up money: if you set a budget and be strict to it you can save up so much money for other things which makes your life even better, likewise even I have a huge salary decrease I can go on a holiday and pay a course for myself without any debt or loan. Furthermore, together with my sweet hubby we have the opportunity to improve our home a bit all the time.
Love what you already have: I have never ever imagined how hard to use up an actual make up product and if you already have the best of the best why would you need more? A good, versatile wardrobe helps you to be ready in a few minutes and enjoy the items what you love. Let’s shop your wardrobe now.
Give away makes sparkle joy: do not force your friends or family members to hold our items what you really do not like and use. I rather suggest to say you can come and shop my wardrobe: collect what you do not use anymore- ask them if they what any of them- take the left to a charity shop. Declutter regularly.
Quality is over quantity: now you can buy less, but better quality things, which will last you longer. On secondhand sites you can even find gems, which you could have never ever afford yourself before. Less is more.
Become more educated: recently I have read a lot about sustainability, materials, lifestyle and I have learned a lot from these and all made my mindset change about shopping.
Do not send on what you can get for free: for me it was training- I enjoy yoga at home more than ever and improved much more than at a studio as I am not stressed out by seeing others, who do it for much more longer time… There are a lot of free trainings on youtube or just running which you can do so.
Write a wishlist: or just lists are really important to keep your focus even at a grocery store and to do not buy all these stuffs. Have goals what you wish to achive, keep a full image and be strict to it.
To sum up I became picky and thoughtful, in the meanwhile I realized less is more. Send more time with family and have experiences with them.