• Creativity,  Midlife Women,  Pleasure

    3 Reasons You Need to Create More and Consume Less

    When last did you create something, using your own hands or mind to make something? When last did you see a marketing ad that wasn’t trying to get you to buy something? I don’t recall any. Advertising is always about getting us to buy something–a product or a service. We have become a nation of consumers and no longer creators. I grew up in a middle-class family where my dad fixed his own car and taught his children to do simple auto maintenance. We also had a garden with flowers and vegetables. Every summer, my sister and I helped our mom preserve fruits and vegetables. We also had fresh flowers…