Retail Therapy | Deprogramming 101

Retail Therapy. It’s time for us to delete this marketing concept from our brains.

Spending your hard-earned money on frivolous things makes bank for the producer or corporation. But leaves your account depleted – you in debt with a trinket that has no monetary value. How is that remotely satisfying or therapeutic?

It’s not.

Change your mind.

If you’re feeling bad; instead of shopping, create a solution that is valuable to you and those in need.

REVENUE THERAPY

Now there’s a new catch phrase that is much more satisfying. Yes, your “Eureka” moment will have you smiling all the way to the bank while helping someone solve their problem, to boot.

Mindless Consumer to Mindful Producer…

But just in case you’re not ready for a change – there are 177 days ’til Black Friday, November 29, 2019.

H/T: “Medical News Today” for the Eureka link. What happens in the brain during a ‘Eureka!’ Moment? Published Monday 30 April 2018
(https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321638.php)

Update on post previously published Oct 16, 2016.