Saving Pennies...Mind Over Matter | Victoria Jiju

Ironically whilst I have titled this post saving pennies that’s not exactly what I’m doing. Rather I am changing my mindset about items/products which has ultimately resulted in saving money. As a couple my husband and I stick to a pretty tight budget. For a long time this has got us both down as we haven't always been able to purchase or get everything we want.One thing we have come to realise is that when you don’t have a lot of money, it often becomes easy for negative-talk to become part of your every-day life. For example: I’m bored, we can’t afford to do anything, we are  constantly struggling and so on and so forth. However, after reading one of the chapters of 'You are a Badass' by Jen Sincero I came to realise that ones self-talk really does effect how you can feel in a financially tight situation.  Examples   I wish I could afford to go to the cinema........I am lucky to have Netflix and many TV shows at my fingertips, I have thousands of optio