So can anyone tell me why some numbers seem to have this eerie power over me more than others?
I sometimes cringe when I'm shopping in general, as sticker shock is pretty regular these days. But I
So why, why, does one specific number seem to throw a wrench into my whole world? Why do I avoid that number like it's an infectious disease? Why, when I saw that number for the first time in five months, did I have a complete internal meltdown?
If the world is full of numbers, why can I coexist peacefully with 99% of them, but one, little, three-digit number has the power to rock my world in all the wrong ways?
"Scales only have the power which we bestow upon them.
Imagine if I said my self-worth is determined by the toaster."