F**kbudget: To Give or Not to Give a F**k?

All f**ks have been censored by 🦆s for the sake of overly sensitive souls.

Discovering the life-changing magic of not giving a 🦆

Do you spend too much time you don’t have doing things you don’t want to do with people you don’t like?

Because I do.

What we need, is to manage our 🦆s better.

In Sarah Knight’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of not Giving a F**k, she introduces the idea of a 🦆-budget to help you spend your 🦆s in a better manner. Meaning, stop pretending to care about things you don’t so you’ll have more time, energy and money (🦆s) to use on things and people you genuinely enojy (or Spark joy as Marie Kondo probably would say*).

Without being an asshole, that is.

While the book often exaggerates for the sake of comedic effect, it does, in its essence, carry an important message: Stop trying to conform to society/other people’s expectations, stop trying to be someone you’re not to make other people like you. You deserve to feel free to be you and live your best life.

I don’t want to give away all the book’s secrets, but when you decide to read it, you’ll learn about the NotSorry-method, which involves

  • Deciding what not to give a 🦆 about (the budget)
  • Not giving a 🦆 about that

Therefore, I present to you, my 🦆-budget.

Things I don’t (want to) give a 🦆 about

  • Being a morning person: Since I got sick, getting up in the morning is a struggle for me. So I’m gonna accept that, and plan accordingly instead of trying to force my body to work hard when it’s not ready.
  • Labelling my diet: I’ll rather spend my 🦆s on eating intuitively for hunger and enjoyment.
  • Alcohol & going to clubs: I don’t enjoy drinking alcohol, I have to limit my intake because of medication. While I do sometimes enjoy going out, I don’t find it it fun to be around drunk people while sober, and so I’m gonna stop feeling bad for ducking out early (this time I do mean 🦆) or not going at all.
  • Bikini bodies: I don’t even own a bikini. And find the whole concept stupid.
  • Wearing pants: In my own home. Which is a small room with big windows on the first floor that people walk by occassionaly. How am I supposed to relax in my own home if I’m always worrying about what people might think?
  • Mindless social media scrolling: It doesn’t bring me any joy. It can actually make me feel quite inadequate at time. So why do I waste so much time on it?
  • Grades: 🦆s will be allocated to learning and making an effort with my stuides instead of worrying about the grade.
  • Having name brand clothes: 90% of my wardrobe is from H&M or a thriftshop. I can’t afford that lifestyle, but I also find it stupid to care more about what the label at the back of your neck says than how it looks and feels.

Let’s end on a quickfire round, shall we

  • People seeing me with glasses
  • Coffee
  • Taking notes for the boys in class
  • Wearing make up (unless I feel like it)
  • Wearing high heels (ever)
  • “Sugar free” “cake”
  • Watching The Oscars
  • Follower numbers
  • Reality TV
  • What other people think of me

As you’ll never be able to control whether people like you, you may as well do what you want. You do you!**

What do you want or need to stop giving so many 🦆s about? Let me know in the comments!


* Marie Kondo is author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing which Sarah Knight’s book is partly a parody of.

** This doesn’t apply to Nazi’s. They need to 🦆 off!

Since you made it all the way to the end, you may as well follow on Instagram as it's the place to be! But their algorithm is a mystery so maybe sign up for my newsletter to never miss a post! ♡

 

Disclosure: While this book is a gift, it was from a family member and not someone who wanted me to publish a review of it, so I technically don’t need to disclose this. I just want you to know that no matter what, I only share my honest opinion on here.

Discover the life-changing magic of not giving a f**k instead of spending time you don't having doing things you don't want to do with people you don't like.

LET'S CHAT!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

1 Comment

  • I LOVE this. Our energy is special and we don’t owe anyone our attention. I like the idea of f**kbudgeting because it leaves more space to invest in what we care about. Awesome post <3