The Future of Malls

A recent trip to the local shopping mall resulted in my friend and me standing in front of a sign that seems to encompass the current state of retail.   Storewide Sale, Everything 30-50% off   A similar statement was … Read More

Ownership and Material Value

The perception of value and ownership has changed. … Read More

Smells Like Fun

I’ve smelled some pretty funky smells on the dancefloor in my life… and not the good funky.  Well, according to a recent study it seems people really associate good smells with a good time.  I guess this means we could … Read More

Too much stuff!

There’s no better time than the present to step back and reevaluate our priorities in life. In the spirit of Inner Balance, “Without meaning, what’s the point?” it makes you step back and think about what’s really important. Is that new purse or expensive coat really that necessary Wouldn’t the one you spent 100 bucks on a month ago really do the job? Or last year’s coat in the closet? Does spending money on stuff really make you happy? … Read More