Frugal Habits Die Hard.
Anyone who has, is going through, or will go through a financially tight period of time in this life can all at once understand the game of sorts that evolves when it comes to saving as much money as possible.
If you do indeed dig yourself out of a hole and gradually tread an apprehensive step toward that crazy dream called "financial independence", you'll probably take some of your frugal habits with you. Just because something might be labeled as an act of frugality doesn't mean that it's also not totally logically sound and an easy way to better your daily lifestyle.
You know, like PB&J sandwiches for lunch. Where my JIF people at? Anyways, this thread from Reddit has folks sharing various habits they've maintained or would maintain regardless of whether or not the rest of the world deemed said habits as being "frugal."