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Do you want to change your shopping habits? Spending too much on momentary products? Finding hard to keep yourself within a budget? We help you buy fewer products in a playful way.
No boring app downloads, it works all in the browser.Get started, it's free
How it works?
Power of the community
Keep each other motivated during the urge of shopping. Check what others are not buying, and upload your items privately or to the public to feel better.
Collect gems (◆) after each upload, and climb the ladder of mindful savers and non-buyers.
Keep yourself organized and manage what items you already have. This will help you stay away buying something similar (or the same).
Statistics and notifications
Your progress is at your fingertips on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Set up notifications to keep yourself accountable and reminded.
How much can I save?
You Save$65 / month*
*The average money our test participants could save with registering their products in our app instead of buying them
“...I've become obsessed with having the perfect wardrobe...”
“...I notice every time my team wins people rush to the team store to buy merchandise...”
“...I don't even know how to stop it I just have random shopping-related thoughts...”
Stay in the loop!
We're currently in the making the app and the set of tools - together with the community - that helps us to make more mindful shopping decisions. Sign up and get notified when it's ready, so you'll be the first one we share with.
Why do we buy more and more crap?
We believe possessions will make us secure.
Our logic goes like this: if owning some material possessions brings us security (a roof, clothing, reliable transportation), owning excess will surely result in even more security. But after meeting our most basic needs, the actual security derived from physical possessions is much less stable than we believe. They all perish, spoil, or fade.
We think stuff will make us happy.
Nobody would ever admit they search for happiness in material possessions—we all just live like they do. As a result, we pursue bigger houses, faster cars, cooler technology and trendier fashion—all the while hoping we will become happier because of it. Unfortunately, the actual happiness derived from excess physical possessions is temporal at best.
We're susceptible to advertising.
Some studies indicate we see 5,000 advertisements every day. Every ad tells the same story: Your life will be better if you buy what we are selling. We hear this message so many times and from so many angles, we begin to subtly believe it. This is a call to realize their messaging affects us more than we realize.
We are hoping to impress other people.
In a wealthy society, envy quickly becomes a driving force for economic activity. Conspicuous consumption is a phrase invented years and years ago—but it’s never been more prevalent than today. Once all of our basic needs have been met, consumption must become about something more than needs.
We are more selfish than we like to admit.
It can be difficult to admit that the human spirit is hardwired toward selfishness and greed, but history makes a strong case for us. We seek to grow the size of our personal kingdom by accumulating more things. Unfortunately, selfishness continues to surface in our world and our lives even today.
We're trying to compensate for deficiencies.
We mistakenly look for confidence in the clothes we wear or the car we drive. We seek to recover from loss, loneliness, or heartache by purchasing unnecessary items. And we seek to satisfy our discontent with material things. But these pursuits will never fully satisfy our deficiencies.
who made this list and publish it on Forbes.
He is also the author of the book Becoming Minimalist.
Some first impressions
“I have intuitively done this in brick-and-mortar stores before. But I never made a list. I like the rewards idea with the obsidian. A little gamification goes a long way. Totally motivating.”
“This is awesome!! I love the idea of the black obsidian as a reward! Thank you for sharing! I'll use it every time before I purchase something from now on.“
“The think about it method definitely works for me. I'll let things sit in my shopping carts or carry items around the store for a bit, and most of the time I'll end up putting them back after realizing I really don't want to spend the money or I don't like them as much as I thought I did.“
*For privacy reasons the faces are not, but the quotes are real from our test participants.