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Looking For A New ‘What If’

Question your beliefs. Sometimes we believe things for so long they just settle in and stay. Challenge whether or not they’re still working for you. What could happen if you open up, take a chance, let yourself be vulnerable? Too often behaviour is driven by the need to avoid shame – the need to avoid … Continue reading Looking For A New ‘What If’

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You Are Enough

I cannot guarantee you that you’ll never fall, but I can guarantee you this, you’ll always rise up!!! Also, failing means you tried. It is also how you can learn things. So be happy with who you are and what you have. It doesn’t mean you can’t be ambitious in life. Be ambitious in things … Continue reading You Are Enough

Crazy Facts About Consumerism

Why? Just why??

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Here are some crazy facts about consumerism and spending.

People love to shop, and we spend a lot of time doing it. We just cannot wait to part with our money. Every year we spend trillions of dollars on clothing, electronics, homes and household items, cars and a billion other products- most of them replacing things that are still working. It’s hard to believe the staggering amounts being spent. Here are some other mind blowing facts about the USA’s consumer habits. But don’t think Americans are alone in this, as they are just an example of how we’ve all become consumers instead of citizens.

1. In 1930, the average American woman owned 9 outfits. Nowadays the average American woman owns 30.

2. 25% of people who have two-car garages don’t have space to park their cars.

4. Since the early 2000’s the home organization industry has doubled in size. It…

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What Makes You Want To Buy Something?

We own a lot of stuff.   According to NPR.org, the average American house size has more than doubled since the 1950s. And these bigger houses now contain about 300 000 individual items. Wow. Seriously, do we need it all?   So how does one stop buying more stuff we probably do not even need? … Continue reading What Makes You Want To Buy Something?

The Feeling of Incompleteness That Drives Our Actions

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There’s a sense of incompleteness in our lives.

We have felt it since adolescence, at least, if not since early childhood — it’s a feeling that something is wrong with us, that something is missing, or that we’re missing out on something in the world.

It’s a feeling of disconnection or loneliness from others, a sense that we don’t fit in. A feeling of moving through the world in isolation, unfulfilled, without a sense of intimacy with others, without a sense of purpose in what we’re doing.

We crave that feeling of connection and intimacy with others, and seek it in online social networks, but it’s lacking. It drives us to use dating apps to find the perfect someone, but the dating doesn’t bring intimacy. It drives us to look at photos of what other people are doing in the world, read about their adventures, but feel like we’re…

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