‘The Whole is Greater than the Sum of your Bank Account’ is a great blog and worthy of re-blogging here.

Hearth in Hand

We do it all the time. After a break up, before a date, or after a long week at work. When we’re sad, happy, or angry. There is never an occasion where it is inappropriate to consume. Whether it’s by over-indulging or over-spending we try to fill a perpetual void that lies just beneath the surface of our awareness. But more dangerous than the things we buy, are the ideas we buy into; the limited beliefs that create a void in the first place. The reason why we are such great consumers is that we have bought into the fallacy of lack.

http://www.storyofstuff.org/movies-all/story-of-stuff

On the most obvious level, we believe that we lack “stuff”. We have been brainwashed into thinking that without ‘such-and-such’ a product, we are incomplete. We need make-up and designer clothes to be beautiful. We need expensive cars and the latest gadgets to be important. We…

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