There are many readers here at CK who have made major changes in their lives.
Some readers switched from mostly eating takeout to mostly cooking at home. Others decided to embrace simple, healthy, low-cost home cooking. Still others lost significant amounts of weight--and kept it off.
I have readers who started saving money aggressively, who paid off substantial credit card and student loan debts, who started tracking their spending, who began exercise programs, who quit drinking, quit smoking, quit eating meat, went vegan, un-went vegan, and more.
For some of you, the catalyst may have been a health issue--perhaps a severe health issue--that drove you to make a change. Others hit a major financial crossroads, and decided what they had been doing just wasn't good enough any more. I'm also guessing the recent financial crisis was a catalyst for many of us to rethink how we spend, save and live.
The thing is, something brought about your decision. Something was the catalyst. Maybe it was a specific event, or something someone said to you. Maybe it was a realization of how your future might look if you didn't change things.
And then you decided enough was enough, and you took action.
What was it? What was it that caused you to change?
This post was inspired by Andrew at Eating Rules.
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