Further Secrets of Adulthood:
One of my Twelve Personal Commandments is to Spend Out–and it’s certainly my most enigmatic Personal Commandment. I explain what I mean here. I’d always thought I was the only one who struggled to spend out, to put things into circulation, to use things up, but now that I’ve written about it, I’ve discovered that this is something that many people share.
How about you? Do you have to remind yourself to spend out?
Note about the image: If you can’t tell, the object sitting on the page is a toy Papo treasure chest filled with gold. I bought it as a memento the time I spent writing Happier at Home. If you want to know why, read the Behind-the-Scenes extra.