Saturday, 23 October 2010

Why frugal people enjoy life more (Part 2 of 3)


In addition to economic returns, frugality brings about substantial psychological advantages to the individual. Stress and anxiety remain foreign to the parsimonious. Discouragement and fear stay away from the house of the austere. If you live this way, these are some blessings to expect:

1.- PEACE OF MIND. Worries do not keep awake at night those who live their days with measure. Leading a simple life spares man the effort of following the latest fashions. By quickly dismissing artificial alternatives as inappropriate, we are left with the fundamental. Serenity is the result of simplification.

2.- FAST AND CONSISTENT DECISIONS. Trusting your own judgement more than external opinion allows your skills to grow through success and mistakes. Stable values and sharp priorities are the prerequisite of frugality. Decisiveness is the will to recognize and reject the drawbacks of inconsistency.

To be continued in Part 3

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by jackol under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]

Why frugal people enjoy life more (Part 2 of 3)


In addition to economic returns, frugality brings about substantial psychological advantages to the individual. Stress and anxiety remain foreign to the parsimonious. Discouragement and fear stay away from the house of the austere. If you live this way, these are some blessings to expect:

1.- PEACE OF MIND. Worries do not keep awake at night those who live their days with measure. Leading a simple life spares man the effort of following the latest fashions. By quickly dismissing artificial alternatives as inappropriate, we are left with the fundamental. Serenity is the result of simplification.

2.- FAST AND CONSISTENT DECISIONS. Trusting your own judgement more than external opinion allows your skills to grow through success and mistakes. Stable values and sharp priorities are the prerequisite of frugality. Decisiveness is the will to recognize and reject the drawbacks of inconsistency.

To be continued in Part 3

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by jackol under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]