I've only been on this site for a short while and I'm overwhelmed with people's courage and the way they reach out to help even when they are facing their own demons. But there is one thought I feel I would like to throw out there - How much of our stress is caused by the feeling we have to be "Somebody" ie. earn good money, have a good job, a new car, the latest gadget, live in a good neighbourhood. Socially, this is a phenomenon of fairly recent origin and mainly fuelled by consumerism. It makes me feel like a milking cow for big business because they are the ones who benefit and we are just left feeling emptier because the goods didn't bring the happiness and popularity the glossy ads promised. Maybe scaling back our expectations and spending and hours at work and focussing on family, garden, and living simply may be an answer for some of us. What do you think?
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