Daily Archives: October 25, 2014

THE TRUTH ABOUT VANITY***

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Vanity: n. conceitad in one’s (appearance and/or abilities) and/or value

An excessive pride or conceit in one’s accomplishments and good looks is important for selfconfidence but if it is excessive and you begin to feel superior and think that the world revolves around you then vanity can begin to destroy your good reputation if you have one.

Vanity will make you become boastful and you will begin to minimize the important contributions of others. Humans around you may still interact with you if they are dependent on you to some extent but you will never get true admiration and respect from them and secretly most of them will think of you as an inflated narcissistic asshole.

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HOW TO DECREASE IMPULSE SHOPPING 15 WAYS!!!

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Make a shopping list of things you really need and try sticking to only the items on it without buying anything extra.

Before you buy small money items ask yourself “do I want it” or “really need it” and is it something for which I can wait a week, or month before purchasing. If you don’t need it right away or the next few days then don’t buy it.

Before buying big money items take some time out to do research or comparison shopping from more than one store or location.

Budget your money and don’t overspend your monthly limit. Except for food and gas for work try to shop once a month, save about 10% for emergencies such as car repairs, and don’t exceed your budget unless it is an emergency.

Don’t use a credit card but use cash which you bring along or a debit card which prevents you from going into debt for it.

Take a picture of the item which you impulsively want to buy with the price tag and comparison shop at home.

If you are actually shopping for an item to buy and you find that it is on sale then that is the time to buy and don’t buy something only because it is on sale and you probably don’t really need it right away or within a few days if at all.

Shop in your clothing closet first for long unworn items which may be exactly what you think you need to buy new.

Don’t shop when angry or upset because you will be tempted to buy just to make you feel better.

Instead of satisfying an urge to shop focus on some crafting or interesting hobby instead until the urge to shop goes away. Find something to do which is almost as pleasurable as shopping and develop a good frugal habit by doing it more frequently.

If your friends are compulsive shoppers then avoid shopping with them if you can’t abandon them.

Find new friends whose life does not revolve around shopping.

Don’t buy anything from a store without a return policy and definitely start using the privilege if you start having second thoughts about the purchase.

Don’t consider shopping a form of entertainment. It is costly fun.

If you have a penny pincher in the family then let them do most of the shopping.

If you liked this evergreen truth blog then read more of them, about 1100 so far, or read one or more of my evergreen truth books, especially COMMON SENSE, rays of truth in a human world filled with myths and deceptions.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT QUESTIONS***

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Question: v. to do a communication which usually requires a relevant information reaction or answer and is frequently used (to test the knowledge about a subset(s) and/or to test the willingness of a subset(s)) and/or to test the probability of a human(s) doing an event(s)

Why do we ask questions?

We ask questions to find out information, to determine the willingness of a human to do something, to find out what a human will do in the near future or has done in the past, and to probe the knowledge that a human has on a given subject. Sometimes we just ask questions to keep a conversation going or to switch to another subject.

Tests have questions and are designed to test our knowledge about something with the answers that we give rightly or wrongly.

Interviews are really the art of asking the right questions to get informative and/or entertaining answers.

If you liked this evergreen truth blog then read more of them, about 1100 so far, or read one or more of my evergreen truth books, especially COMMON SENSE, rays of truth in a human world filled with myths and deceptions.

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