Get out of debt by making the smallest of changes

When we decided we need to make a change in our lives and get out of the overdraft once and for all, the very first thing we did of course was to go through our expenditure with a fine-tooth comb. I sat going through every payment, purchase, direct debit, every single penny to find out exactly what was going where.…

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Smashing Goals with #ThisIsMyEra

One of my reasons for going alcohol free was because of the promotion I received at work, typically it consisted of a bigger work load, more responsibility and generally being crazy busy! I figured going alcohol free it would benefit concentration, and productivity all round to help make my new role easier. Obviously doing this alone would not help with…

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One Year Shopping Ban Day 1

So today is the first day of my one-year shopping ban, I thought I would outset the rules in place to govern me for the next year. I don’t need to spend, I don’t need any more stuff and, in the run up to this a lot of thought has been put into what I might need before deadline day…

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The Shopping Ban coming February 1st!

For years now, my wife and I have gone around in circles with credit card debt and overdrafts. On several occasions, we’ve come into money and paid off what we owed only to build it back up again. I think we’re both equally to blame for it, we always wanted those holidays, treats or experiences. Never keeping a close enough…

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The One Thing That Helped Me Go Alcohol Free

  I’ve had a whirlwind romance with alcohol since the age of 15 years old, hanging around outside off-licenses waiting for somebody to come along to buy us some booze and then drinking in parks and fields with gangs of friends. Quickly progressing my drinking career to pubs and nightclubs often ending up drinking heavily three nights a week with…

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5 reasons I decided to go alcohol free

In June 2018 I decided to go alcohol free for the first time in my life, being quite the drinker this was a massive change for me. After continually putting it off for quite some time I finally decided to take the plunge and do it. Here are a few reasons why I decided to kick the booze ! I…

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A Life Changing Blog

Well Hi there ! I’m Mario. Here we go then, me blogging, well out of my comfort zone if I’m totally honest. Something I know very little about, but I’m willing to learn and put in the effort to improve myself and that’s the whole idea right ? Continued improvement. How I ended up Blogging…. It all started six months…

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