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Retail Therapy

“…bad that time when we had a fight. I just decided, screw it. I will pour my purse all over the mall. Till my spirit rejuvenates and prostrates again tall.”

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Poetry

Tea Tuesday, Black Passionfruit

Summer is hitting Arizona this week with temperatures over 100 every day. We need to seek shade and stay hydrated. There are many pleasant ways to accomplish these goals. 384 more words

Individuation

NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #2: WHAT I'VE LEARNT SO FAR

Hello friends! It’s now just under 4 weeks until we depart to France for our minimalist wedding, and for the most part I’ve been doing well at… 1,022 more words

Consumerism

Why Living With Less Can Actually Make You Happier

Phillip Schneider, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Will having more wealth actually make you happier? According to a number of studies an addition to your income isn’t only unlikely to make you happier, but it can make those around you less happy, and you for the fear of losing it. 619 more words

Phillip Schneider

Consumerism and Identity

Consumerism and Identity: Some Psychoanalytic Considerations

Consumption, the buying of consumer products, has become central to the meaningful practice of our everyday life. People make their consumption choices based not only on a product’s utility value, but from the personal symbolic meanings they invest in objects.

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Writing