028: Tips to Prevent Compulsive Spending Part 2 & Inspirational Reading: 10/16 “When Things Go Wrong”

In this Episode

stopbinge200:00 More Tips to Prevent Compulsive Spending – Part 2
I’m continuing to give you more ideas to keep you from starting that compulsive spending cycle. We want to cut it off at the beginning – for a food addict, it’s the first bite, for an alcoholic, the first drink, for us, it’s the first purchase. We want stop whatever leads us to the cascade of destructive behavior that, in the end, triggers a compulsive spending binge.

These danger zones can include buying out of fear, panic, and guilt as well as desire. So this is where we can begin to change, by prevention. Remember, you won’t have a compulsive spending binge if you don’t make the first purchase.

15:51 Inspiration from the Daily Reader for Compulsive Debtors and Spenders: October 16th: “When Things Go Wrong”

Resources Mentioned in this Podcast

Episode 025: Creating Your Personal Recovery Guidelines
YNAB (You Need a Budget) – The spending plan software I use and recommend (I do not receive any compensation from YNAB)

Music Attribution

“Life of Riley” (Intro and Outro), and “Carpe Diem” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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