Hi and welcome to my blog, Loren Jessica. I started blogging about buying consciously after realising that I have way too much stuff in the house. Clothes in the wardrobe that aren’t getting worn as much as they should, skincare that doesn’t get used or goes out of date and just general bric-a-brac taking up space all adding up to the ‘stuff’ that wasn’t making me happy. Buying these pieces also sapped my funds and I had to ask myself why I was spending. Was I trying to ‘keep up’ with what I saw on social media? Did I just want to say I owned an item from a certain brand? Whatever it was it needed to become more sustainable for both the environment and my purse so I would have the cash to spend on things I actually valued; holidays, days trips meals out with friends and family and such. From this I decided that purchases from now will be thought through, therefore ‘buying consciously not constantly’ came to life.
This to me means:
- only buying what you need/use
- buying quality pieces that will last
- finding out if the brand has similar values to you
- saving money where possible
- looking for sustainable options
I can’t (read won’t) stop buying. I love getting dressed up in something new, using skincare that leans a little to the luxury side and spending on the house so my intention will never be to stop buying. Just to stop buying things I don’t need. And it turns out, that’s quite a lot.
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