It’s (Not) Inconceivable!
Ask someone under 25 to listen to Kid Rock’s song All Summer Long, and chances are pretty good that when it gets to the “We didn’t have no internet” line they’ll look at you and say…
“No internet?! What did you DO?!”
It seems inconceivable.
No internet to help while away the time. No search engines to turn to the moment a question crossed your mind. No email. No blogs. No instant streaming for movies. And if you wanted to get a copy of a song, you had to either go buy an entire record or sit patiently by the radio with a tape recorder, hoping the DJ would play it and not talk over the end.
No a whole lots of things that we take for granted now.
But you know what, that’s just how the world works. We get used to the convenience of things — cars, prepackaged food, microwaves, TVs, cable, cell phones, GPS, the internet, etc. — and we can hardly conceive of a life without them.
But it’s not inconceivable.
And if you’re wanting to cut back on things, those are all good candidates. You could cancel cable without the world ending, for example. So for Day 19 of 31 Days to a Better Bank Balance, make a list of the things that you take for granted that you could cut back on, either if need be or if you’d like to pad your bank account a little.
Then cut back on one of them, or eliminate it altogether.
You never know, you might enjoy a simpler life with the time to get some of the things done that you’ve always been meaning to do.