I'll keep it short and sweet.
Maybe just short.....and brief.
When's the last time you bought underwear?
Did you know there is a study linking how positive or negative you feel towards yourself by the quality and age of your underwear?
Actually, there isn't (as far as I'm aware) but there should be.
A while back, I went on the whole Barefoot Investor book buying, reading and indoctrination along with thousands of other Australians (and I believe people from other countries too).
In his book (which I highly recommend if you need a swift kick up the butt regarding how you deal with your finances), the Barefoot dude talks about habits that are detrimental to your financial health and habits that he recommends to pick up if you haven't done so already because doing so will greatly improve your psychology towards all things financial.
One of those habits was purchasing underwear regularly.
I bet you're still keeping at least one of what looks like a super thin slice of swiss cheese in your undie drawer.
And lets face it, anything that looks, feels or smells like swiss cheese should never be anywhere near your underwear. Ewwwwwwwww!
He goes on to say that regularly buying yourself new underwear gives your mind the sense of confidence, feeling good and dare I say, sexy. Ewwwwww.... jokes. That's not eww at all. Everyone has the right and absolutely should feel sexy at least some of the time.
Anyway, you know how you (me/most people) like to save your best and newest underwear to go out to nice places in just in case we get "lucky" or get hit by a bus? (Hi Mum!)
Imagine having that same feeling every day.
This then translates to you feeling good about yourself, more confident in general and therefore attracting that wealth mindset.
You make better decisions when you feel good from the nether regions out.
Due to the fact that I indeed was Barefoot mad for a while and did everything the book said (for a while anyway), I can confirm that finally buying new underwear (you don't want to know the state my underwear was in) did indeed made me feel better on a daily basis and added to my confidence in most areas of my life.
Highly recommend. Five stars.
Go on. Go get yourself some new undies. You deserve it.
Considering the state of my bank account, I also need to go shopping.....ironic.
Ps. I can't remember the exact words that Scott Pape (the Barefoot Investor) said in his book about the undie situation but I can assure you it was along those lines I mentioned above.....
.....definitely a ball park.....
......it's just smart to buy new underwear at least semi regularly, ok? What are you, a cave dweller that doesn't wear jocks?! Don't judge me!
Pss. You may be wondering why the interesting and probably left of field topic.
Inspiration just hit, I'm trying to make the world a better place and we can all do with at least 1% more confidence in our lives. I'm handing you the key to that percentage.
Psss. No, it doesn't have anything to do with the fact I went on a magic carpet ride not that long ago and never came back from it. I'm still me. Just more open and happy to talk about shit that comes into my mind out of nowhere. I know you think about weird shit too, it's ok. We can be weird together.