169: Holiday Spirit: Shopping with Conscience

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Most people agree that the holiday has become commercial.  However, are you doing what you can to change it for yourself?  Are you shopping in stores that treat the season solely for its own gain.  If you are, then you are part of the problem.

Spend your money at stores that share your values of the holiday.  Listen how in today's episode.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The first step to maintaining autonomy in any programmed environment is to be aware that you that there is programming" - Douglas Rushkoff

Topics Discussed

  • The power of one person to make a change
  • How your values can guide your holiday decisions
  • How self worth impacts the holidays
  • A reading of Charles Dickens Christmas Carol by Thom Walters

Resources

A fantastic Holiday ad that speaks to the real Christmas

Another Great holiday ad that speaks to ChristmasQuestion of the Day

Question of the Day

Would you stop spending money online or at a store if you disagreed with the company's values?

Action of the Day

Google your favorite store and see if there is controversy surrounding them.

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