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My subscription has been on autopilot for a while. Get a magazine in the mail, look it over, think "oh that seems cool", put it in a pile with the other issues I haven't read yet. Come to think of it, "autopilot" describes many areas of my life, areas I haven't shone the cold light of Mustachianism yet. Usually it takes time and effort to start a new good habit or break an old bad one.
Deciding not to renew my magazine subscription was super easy. Luckily — or did luck have anything to do with it? — I didn't set up an autorenew feature. There was no having to go to a website, reset my password, log in, unsubscribe. It's rare to get a win this easily. Any time I feel like I miss the subscription, or I think "Maybe I should sign up for SciAm again", I'll remember how big that pile of magazines was, or better yet, how big a pile of books I have checked out from the library.