If you find yourself in a shopping frenzy, constantly acquiring material possessions, there may be an underlying reason. Here's the story of a friend who was able to overcome this behavior.
Apt. When you start giving up, you actually initiate to opt out of the rat race and start leading a life of the king. This however must be a matter of choice not compulsion. So, acquire the position of owning the possession. Conscious decision of not wanting a particular thing despite ability to buy is liberating.