2013: Two-month shopping hiatus.

This may come as a shock to you--

I have decided to go on a two-month shopping hiatus. 

Yes, me! I've given this mini-resolution a lot of thought. Besides the obvious reasons like saving time and money, my main reason for doing this is that I literally have no more space to keep adding to my closet weekly. In fact, a few weeks ago my closet rail actually snapped and my closet essentially exploded with clothes.  

My closet, post-explosion. 

I have too much stuff and it's made it more difficult to get ready in the morning. I've been less creative with my outfits and I hate it. 

It's actually been proven that when we have too many options, we will likely feel like we've made the wrong decision. Having less options to choose from in my closet will make it easier for me to get dressed and I will be forced to get creative-- something I love and miss doing. 

In order to complete my shopping hiatus, I will follow two rules:

  1. Not allowed to purchase/attain ANY clothes or accessories between January 1, 2013 and March 1, 2013. 
  2. Allowed to purchase undergarments when needed. 

You may be thinking... What will happen to your blog?


I will continue blogging and sharing my journey with you! I look forward to this challenge and I truly believe I can do it.

My other 2013 resolutions include:

- be a kinder, more patient person

- continue to eat healthy
- be more physically active
- save money for England trip 
- pay off student loans

I really believe in goal setting. I think if you start out with a goal in mind and make a plan to achieve it, anything can happen. Attitude is very important to goal setting too. You have to try to keep a positive mentality and find ways to remind yourself of the end result.

"2013" aka "the best year yet":

A few years ago, my best friend Rosie came up with what seemed to be fictional idea at the time- that 2013 would be the absolute best year. And as the time got closer, certain things would hint at this idea and now it's become a complete reality. Rosie, along with me and many of our friends, have come to believe that 2013 will be amazing. From new music to new beginnings and new clothing stores, we just know it will be awesome. 

Happy New Year and wish me luck! 

What are your 2013 resolutions? 

1 comment:

  1. Good luck with your shopping ban (it definitely get easier over time!) Happy New Year!

    Kate xo petite-adventures.blogspot.ca