Age of Awareness
Published in

Age of Awareness

7 Ways to Kill That Urge to Buy New Stuff

You don’t have to be a slave to consumerism

Image by author (CC BY-SA 4.0)

You are strapped to a treadmill. It’s the same treadmill most of us can’t escape. It’s the hedonic treadmill — the observation that even though we keep chasing money, rainbows, and unicorns, believing that these things will make us happy, we’ll instead quickly adapt to any life changes, returning to our baseline of…

Stories providing creative, innovative, and sustainable changes to the ways we learn | Tune in at | Connecting 500k+ monthly readers with 1,200+ authors

Recommended from Medium

Choosing Happiness

7 Pieces of Life Advice I Would Give to My Younger Self

The Day I Heard The Loudest Sound Of My Life… In Just One Ear

GPP EP # 35: Prioritising Perseverance — The Story of the Ant and the Grasshopper

Process Not Outcome

A look Into A Teenager’s Mind

Don't forget to say “No.”

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
David B. Clear

David B. Clear

Cartoonist, science fan, PhD, eukaryote. Doesn't eat cats, dogs, nor other animals. 1,000x Bottom Writer.

More from Medium

What in the World Are You Doing?

The Damage Society and Parents Do to Children by Banning Books

What You’ll Love about… The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

Are You a Hemingway Or Are You a Bukowski?