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What are some life changing comfort perks you bought? E.g. I spent $5k+ on a mattress, best money ever spent. Bought most premium towels I could find, amazing... What other fancy things are out there?

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Out of genuine curiosity, after $1-1.5k, is there really any difference in mattresses quality? What makes it worth the $5k?

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Yes!!! You won’t know until you buy a $5k mattress
My dad gifted one to me 🙏🙌

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In chronological order:
- made to measure suits
- custom made shirts
- Carmina (and Loake) dress shoes
- five guitars and three amplifiers
- string of stage/studio quality headphones
- adult furniture (a sofa, leather chair, sideboard)
- designer lamp (Carronada LeKlint)
- box of nice cigars every now and then

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Hire residential cleaning company. Hate housework.

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Personal trainer. Just took the plunge and it’s life changing

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Custom in-ear headphones that are molded to your ears (eg JH Audio), deep tissue massages, a nice home office setup (standing desk + 34” ultrawide), made-to-measure dress clothes, house plants

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Lululemon everything, Tommy John underwear, Premium skincare products, and love my 335

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High quality, practical footwear (dress shoes and boots). Resoling/refurbishing every 12-24mths instead of dropping $150 for a new pair over the same time period.

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I cannot stress enough how life changing weighted blankets are^^ you don’t know what you’re missing till you try one.

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Recently been spoiling myself as well. Spent $1k on a Toto bidet (toilet) seat and it’s amazing. The best money I’ve spent in a while. No regrets. Also, upgraded my shower head to an AquaDance 7, it’s awesome

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ABC pant from lulu 😍

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I bought a cashmere scarf last week. Total splurge, and I picked it up and set it down three times in the store. Ultimately I decided to get it because I suspected I would keep thinking about it if I didn’t get it. Worn it a number of times already and I get compliments every time.

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D8: “April fresh” gives my clothes a fragrance so irresistible that my managers are all attracted towards me, all wanting me to be a SLAVE on their 4 projects!

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A great Bathroom... Steam Shower with at least two independent fixtures so you can have the rainfall and Shower running together... heated floor. It sucks when the bathrooms at the hotel are nicer than your own so find an amazing contractor with good references and be ready to drop 40+k... it’s an investment

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Ownership in a wagyu beef ranch

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No underwear, going commando

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House cleaning service, gardening service, massage therapist.

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Interested about the gravity blanket. What’s a recommended brand/model? And how much 💰 ?

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New underwear, $10 from Walmart, amazing!

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Thank you all! Just ordered a weighted blanket on amazon :) can't wait! Keep them coming, cool stuff here!

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Have a kid and spoil him/her. 10x more satisfactory to see his or her happiness.

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3 kids. Otherwise I’d have an Apple Watch.

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Moist flushable wipes

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How does EY compete with the other B4 and above firms for talent when it pays virtually no bonus? Better culture/wlb maybe?

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"Although a direct view of the eclipse is unlikely from the cabin, please use caution when looking at the sun. Delta will not be providing eclipse glasses on this flight" 🤣☀️

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Watching Jimmy Kimmel and he's interviewing a Girl Scout and she sold him a box for $4. And my fat ass was wondering how come these CA Girl Scouts charging my ass $7?🤔 Shady

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