Impulse Buying Isn’t A Harmless Habit, Combat It With Contentment W/Makeda Mutema Newton

Impulse spending is so normalized and integrated into our culture, we do it without thinking. It’s really easy to be persuaded by discounts, flashy ads, and social media trends, but impulse buying can impact our relationships, mindset, and finances.

How do we live a contented life without being swayed by external factors? How can we be more mindful of what we have rather than spending unnecessarily?

Impulse shopping mentor Makeda Mutema Newton joins me for this episode to discuss impulse buying, and how to make sure that it doesn’t hinder our financial freedom.

There are so many reasons why we impulse shop but we don’t realize it until we sit down and think about it.

-Makeda Mutema Newton

3 Things You’ll Learn in This Episode

  • Attachment to belongings
    Letting go of things can be difficult but how can not letting go hold us back?
  • Why do we impulse buy
    How do sales, influencers, and targeted ads encourage unnecessary spending?
  • Knowing how to engage with sales
    Sales and discounts get a bad rap, but how can we engage with them so that we don’t spend money unnecessarily?

Guest Bio

Makeda is a Caribbean transplant from Trinidad living in North Carolina with her musician hubby and their three boys. Her own experience with impulse shopping led her to uncover what’s really important – a contented life that’s rooted in gratitude, her personal relationship with God, and creating memorable moments with her family. She is on a mission to help as many women curb their impulse shopping habits and restore their self-control.

For more information, head to https://www.makedanewton.com/ and follow @makedanewton on Instagram.


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