Delaying immediate gratification at the right time (which is more often than not) is like making a sound investment that will earn interest for you down the line.

Indulging in immediate gratification at the appropriate moment is like cashing out on that same investment, and spending it on a luxury or vacation that’s super worth it.

8 thoughts on “Musings

  1. I used to be tempted by Cinnamon Gum while in the checkout line. Should I throw caution to the winds and gamble away the baby’s milk money on such a thing, or would it be better saving that money in my local corrupt bank, with it earning minus interest for the rest of my life?

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  2. Absolutely. I also think it makes you appreciate what you do have more – if I’m constantly buying little treats for myself, it is not going to feel as rewarding as it would if I only indulged on special occasions.

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