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Stop Buying So Much Stuff

Kevin Van Lierop

There is lots of, um, 'good' stuff on Check it all out:

What happens though if you still need more, um, stuff?

Can't sleep because you don't know what to ask for your birthday? Now that's a problem many people would die for, literally. (or is that figuratively ?)

Here's the solution: Stop Buying So Much Stuff!

Simple enough?

If you need a more practical solution you can buy this block of wood to make yourself feel better.

Sure, it's tounge-and-cheek, but this is hilarious. More about it from

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  • pohkoon

    Life is complicated. Keep it simple.

  • Camille Van Neer

    How about every time you think you really gotta go out buying (more) stuff, you put a symbolic amount in a (savings) pot. So that, after some time of delayed expenditure, you really got something that allows you to buy something that you really really need. Or you donate it to a charity!

    • Kevin Van Lierop

      For a while, when I had a real problem with buying things (Hi, my name is Kevin and I'm a shopaholic) I started to keep a notebook that I'd write down anything that I was about to go purchase. I told myself that I couldn't buy it right then. After 90 days passed I'd look at that line in the notebook again and if I still felt like I needed to buy it I could.

      I think there was only one item in that notebook that I ended up purchasing after the 90 days.

    • Alessandra Rizzotti

      Thanks for sharing, Kevin. I like James Helley's point about how consumerism is just a sign of us not liking our stuff.