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Gardening – the challenge

This week I almost bought something new without realising that I was not allowed to do so. I was planning on gardening and by chance I just ran into a nice offer for plants. It were some sort of heather plants which I thought would be really nice in our quite empty garden. Fortunately I resisted the temptation and went home without buying them. When I arrived home I realised that I wasn’t allowed to…

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Can you buy happiness? – the research

This week I have immersed myself in research and facts about buying and the influence of it. I like to know if the happiness feeling of people really increases when buying that new shirt or gadget. In my search to studies about this topic I found a study by Professor Richin (June 2013). She found out that there is a difference between materialistic people and non-materialistic people. If people are materialistic they create too high…

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The six month challenge!

My roots lay in a collector’s family. Both my parents like to buy and to collect beautiful products and clothes. I think that’s why it is in my blood that I also like to collect nice stuff. But now I have moved several times the last few years it also bothers me that I have attached a great value to a big part of my collection. I am wondering why I can’t just let go,…