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    Judas
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    What do you spend extra money on?

    Mon Jul 25, 2022 1:14 pm

    Let's say you've done really well this week and managed to avoid drugs and alcohol altogether. As a result you've got $100 cash spare which you otherwise wouldn't have. The end of the week rolls around and you know you won't need the extra cash so want to reward yourself for doing so well this week. What would you spend your spare cash on (things that are not related to drugs or alcohol)?
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    EMMI
    Community Manager
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Mon Jul 25, 2022 3:56 pm

    Hi @Judas good topic open for discussion there.
    Isn't it a great feeling to have left over money at the end of the week. :)
    How about congratulating yourself by buying yourself some new clothes that you need or want, getting a massage or going to the cinema.
    Any ideas from others?
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    PnorkelPW
    Peer Worker
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Mon Jul 25, 2022 9:34 pm

    Great question @Judas ...................I love it!

    I reckon I'm going to Bunnings and just wandering around for a bit finding the things i didn't know I needed yet :lol: .............and getting a couple of snags out the front :lol:
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Tue Jul 26, 2022 9:48 pm

    This is great @Judas, such a great way to think about things and reward ourselves for commiting to a new way of life. Little things like this, even just a nice meal out with friends was so so nice and I felt so grateful for because I was never capable of that stuff in addiction.

    Buuut I'm going to have to go with a nice 90 minute hot stone massage :D
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    Judas
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Mon Aug 08, 2022 2:26 pm

    Thanks everyone for your great replies. Some things which I have spent extra money on lately:
    - Exotic / premium fruit
    - A new blender
    - Pokemon Cards
    - Video Games
    - A new pair of shoes
    - Concert tickets
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    Lhiver
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Tue Aug 09, 2022 8:12 am

    @Judas they all sound like great purchases. It's actually such a nice feeling being able to invest your money in yourself, being able to buy yourself something nice, or treat yourself so something fun like exotic fruit can just change your whole day! Is there anything you want to save towards atm?
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    Judas
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:00 am

    @Lhiver I'm going on holidays at the end of the year so I'd like some extra spending money to go on excursions.
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    ScorpionPW
    Peer Worker
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Tue Aug 09, 2022 9:10 pm

    Sounds great @Judas, where are you off to? I miss travelling sooo much...
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    Judas
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Mon Aug 15, 2022 10:06 am

    @ScorpionPW I am going to Vanuatu, I can't wait! :)
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    ScorpionPW
    Peer Worker
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Mon Aug 15, 2022 8:32 pm

    Oh wow...not gonna lie @Judas, a little jealous over here :lol: I hope you have a great time! Have you been to that part of the world before?
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    Judas
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Tue Aug 16, 2022 3:13 pm

    @ScorpionPW Yes I've been once before. I'm going on a cruise with my family. I'm so excited.
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    ScorpionPW
    Peer Worker
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    Re: What do you spend extra money on?

    Tue Aug 16, 2022 8:33 pm

    Oh awesome @Judas, I bet you are! I hope you have a great time and it's everything you want it to be :)
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