This is a permanent work in process
You work, you eat, you sleep. What else?
Take the perspective of "you do it a lot, learn to do it better". This applies to all your primary activities as well as all kinds of nuances.
Get a job. Maybe even one you like.
Wealth / Money ∞
It's fine to tie the ideas of wealth and money to employment.
This comes in two primary forms:
- Get money
duh, but it's more subtle than that.
Getting money ∞
TODO - Investment
Retaining wealth ∞
- Pay off your debts to the maximum of your ability, even if it hurts your ability to have fun. Debt costs money.
Do not pay for services you do not use. Investigate your bills, and avoid paying for things which you can do yourself. Trade your time and any inconveniences for saving money.
When shopping, spend less:
- Time-limited deals
- Almost-expired items
Cheaper "off-brand" alternatives
However, there are other things you should not forget:
- Don't buy luxury goods or foods (like eating out or snacks).
- Buy food in bulk
TODO - Taxes
Few think about how to improve their sleep.
TODO - This ought to be a better topic.
You need to use money to buy things and pay for services, but you don't have enough.
Spend money on the things you regularly use, not on the things you don't really need. For example, spending on a better mattress, bedding or a chair is important because you use these things a lot. Spending on confirmed-high quality is well worth it.
How do you prioritize?
Personal time ∞
One's body ∞
One's mind ∞
Get your head on straight.
These are your significant endeavours to improve yourself. Adulting itself is self-improvement.
These are the things you do in your spare time. While they are actions, they may be for pure entertainment with neither goals nor consequences.
Projects may be just for entertainment.
Example hobbies ∞
- Beliefs / Faith
You interact with people a lot. Understand them.
Other things ∞
Buy food in bulk ∞
I highly recommend buying food in bulk; you save a lot of Wealth / Money.
Be sure to note the expiry of that food; the last thing you want to do is have it go bad before you consume it all.
Food in bulk is also like "investing" in food. This reduces food anxiety, and if expenses become problematic you actually have an area in your life where you can draw money from; you can temporarily use your grocery budget.