It really isn’t. But you have to train yourself not to care about money. Don’t become too dependent on the stuff you own — otherwise, the stuff will own you.
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Money “might” not be important according to some, but that is easy coming from someone who likely doesn’t need it nearly as much as others or who never really struggled without it (always with some safety net like family). When your basic needs are being met and you don’t have looming mortgage payments, car payments, and student loans alongside feeding yourself and say children if you have them (quality food and not crap), whether it’s with money or paying with shells and beads, it’s kind of important. I do get the whole idea about your stuff owning you, but sometimes it can’t be helped when certain things in life are essential like a place to live, a car to drive, both requiring maintenance & insurance. I think it would be more accurate to say “stuff” is not important. Whatever items in your home or life that are not making you happy, do what you can to get rid of them and use caution the next time you consider purchasing something. If it doesn’t make you happy, don’t get it.

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