The 3 Secrets To An “Amazon-oholism” Recovery

Oniomania? Seems like a reference to an onion fanatic, BUT it’s actually the psychological term for a shopping addiction. “Addiction recovery” usually is associated with drug addiction. Yet, the nature of this addiction is like many others, even though shopping is not a drug. An oniomaniac will feel the pleasure of browsing items (window shopping), as well as the high…

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The Opportunity to Begin Again

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again. This time more intelligently.” -Henry Ford Now replace the word “failure” in the quote above with whatever you feel like you “failed” at– debt, bankruptcy, divorce, job loss, etc. Doesn’t it feel freeing?! I think the world would be a better place if we simply looked at our failures as opportunities instead…

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Darlene’s Spending Fast Update: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Happy six-month anniversary Spending Fast! Oh, how I love you (mostly)!  In celebration of six months, I thought I would change it up a bit, and add some spice to this update!  Here is the good, the bad and the ugly, now that SIX WHOLE months have been completed:   #1: THE GOOD (aka everything we are currently SUPER excited…

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