I know what I am trying to convey is hard to accomplish but hear me out before you hit the back button.
So I went to a warehouse sale today. It had most of the stuff that any girl wants to buy on her shopping spree. Stuff including clothes, shoes, jewellery, cosmetics , household stuff, decor candles etc etc. And we all know warehouse sales are the cheapest ones. But we forget that it is the stuff which failed to impress the customer and hence is now sitting in the clearance sale.
So I started filling my cart, the black heels, the soap dispenser, the pretty notebook, the cool nail polish color because where will you get a 5 aed nail polish from? It was humid and hot but people were keen on filling their carts.
As I stood in the line at the counter, I saw what people had picked. I stood there and just observed and noticed. My cart was the smallest of all and while feeling bad for myself that why didnt I pick more stuff, I started to think if I need more stuff to fill my cart. Looked inside my cart and it hit me.
Do I really need THIS stuff ?
The answer was no. I didnt actually really need that stuff. Started thinking of all the stuff I have at home, clothes sitting inside the cupboard that dont even see the day light because they are stuffed with more clothes. And so I left my cart right there and walked out empty handed. People turned and looked why I couldnt find a single item from this warehouse sale, but I felt accomplished.
I felt I had overcome a devil inside me that urges me to shop. People might have thought I am a fool for not availing this awesome opportunity of shopping but then do I care what people think of me? I came out empty handed yet strong!
Because thats the truth!!