The Secret to Happiness
The first reason is that consumers of the present generation have access to more wealth. They are much more likely to attain career success and wealth at early ages compared to their counterparts of previous generations. This is mainly as a result of the expansion of the corporate and business sectors due to global economic and technological advancement, which have created wealth acquisition avenues. The same group of consumers are also working more as a result of increased responsibilities. The implications include stress, chaos, lack of time, health problems and all the negative associations that come with being busy all the time. These effects are most evident among the group of consumers known as Young Urban Professionals (YUPs), High NetWorth Individuals and Career Women with families. These groups of consumers desire an escape route from their chaotic lifestyles. As a result, they have come to perceive luxury as the intangible substances that they wish to have in their lives,...
I'll try to bring my sometimes sometimes sarcastic slant on the music we hear all around us. I think we sometimes forget how it gets under our skin. Music, in my opinion, is the only substance worth abusing. Can't we go from total blah to happiness just by hearing a song that strikes the right nerve We get to create the soundtrack to our lives every day. Who am I to rob you of the choice as you create yours I'm just here to share with you some new music that I love . . . -BILLY
The colors and designs used in body painting were chosen according to strict social and religious guidelines. White was often applied to both boys and girls for rituals that initiated them into society. A young man living in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, for example, was allowed to paint himself with red and white paint from age eight, but he had to wait until he was a bit older to wear yellow, and he could not use black until he was initiated into the group. Young women of the Nuba Mountains coated their bodies with oil and red ocher, a reddish type of clay, between puberty and their first pregnancy. Ethiopians also used specific types of body painting to celebrate each stage of life, from childhood to old age. The meanings associated with colors and patterns differed from culture to culture. Red, for example, represented blood in many cultures, but blood could symbolize life and happiness in some tribes, or death and sadness in others.
Two brilliant dutch artists born 300 years apart - one whose work was appreciated and the other shunned, one who lived in luxury and the courts of kings while the other lived in poverty, one whose art provided happiness and security while the others' sent him mad. Who would say one was a better artist Here I have combined two
GRAND BONHEUR (Great happiness) Created by Marc Bohan Autumn-Winter 1961 Evening ensemble long gown in silver and white silk satin brocade, embroidered with diamantes. Fitted bodice, round collar, sleeveless. Wide skirt, heavy fall. Very short, fully embroidered bolero with long sleeves. Christian Dior Archives