Our tendencies to accumulate stuff makes the self-storage industry the fastest growing industry.
Balancing consumerism, minimalism and intentionalism.
Happiness is all in the everyday journey.
It started pretty innocently…
This Christmas, while you sit around feasting and gorging and ripping open gift wrappings and throwing away all the plastic-made packaging, pause for a moment.
I don’t hate the holidays; I’m pretending they don’t exist.
It is absolutely OK to not want anything.
To get kids to stop whining for toys, they need to understand how consumerism hurts what they love. We need to teach them.
How can we teach our kids the concept of respect in a culture that promotes disrespect?
How would your 10-year-old-self describe the life you now live? How would he view your addiction to ‘busy work’; your gold-star chasing and your constant thirst for more?
At at time of rising hatred and nationalism, Jimmy Carter’s speech — a sermon that cautioned against excess, offers a counterexample.
Is this a culture of consumerism or a culture of manipulation?
Our lifestyle is slowly destroying the planet and the environment we live in. In the future, the planet is going to become inhabitable if we don’t make a change now. Oceans are already overflowing with plastic and killing sea life, while we’re using materials that just aren’t sustainable to create products that we regularly buy.…
A retail scholar explains what drives consumers to behave badly on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
The US is the land of the free, right?
Are you spending the days of your life doing what is important?