032: Tips to Keep Your Computer Safe From Ads & Inspirational Reading 11/15 “A Prayer for Hope”

In this Episode

everywhereilookonline-400:00 Tips to Keep Your Computer Safe from Ads
It’s a war. Let’s face it. We compulsive spenders are so vulnerable to visual triggers. Seeing ads for items I’ve browsed or similar items to ones I’ve bought is a cruel trick. But there are some options for minimizing the damaging ads. See the Resources below for a few ideas.

09:39 Danger Zones Around Food & Restaurants
Someone posted their recovery guidelines in our Compulsive Spending Community, and I share some of his/her important danger zones regarding restaurants and food preparation as well as health replacement behaviors.

13:47 Inspiration from the Daily Reader for Compulsive Debtors and Spenders: November 10th: “Clutter”

Resources Mentioned in this Podcast

Debtors Anonymous
My recovery blog: Getting Out from Going Under
Episode 028: Tips to Prevent Compulsive Spending Part 2
Episode 025: Creating Your Personal Recovery Guidelines
Article I wrote for RecoveringShopaholic.com: Debtors Anonymous is Not Just for Debtors

Helpful software to prevent and block ads:

  • Look up Ad Block and Ad Block Plus – they are extensions for Google Chrome and Firefox
  • Put in the term, “block websites,” in your search engine and you will find lots of options to prevent specific sites
  • Use the free version of Malwarebytes to remove spyware, adware, etc.
  • Use a good antivirus as well!

Music Attribution

“Life of Riley” (Intro and Outro), “Carpe Diem,” “Dreamer,” and “Leopard Print Elevator” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/


How I can help you with your spending plan
I can help you overcome the fear of looking at your numbers, create the foundation for your spending plan, and provide one-on-one technical help to teach you how to use your spending plan software. Click the link above to read more.


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