Tag Archive: self image

August 25, 2015 - Written by:

Are We Commercialising Happiness?


It’s no secret that the main persuasive tool of advertising is creating the idea that certain products will bring us happiness. Whether it is through making our homes feel like a home, or make-up to make us feel special, we are being sold the promise to happiness in little coloured boxes. This is obviously nothing new. When watching adverts on... Read the rest of this post...


February 3, 2014 - Written by:

Is Social Media Channeling a New Wave of Attention Seekers?


I am definitely against people propagating ideals of themselves for no other discernible purpose than to derive attention. This happens a lot nowadays, especially with the influx of social media and the inevitable purpose for which people use it. There is a never ending cycle of “look at me” and it is relatively frustrating. This is made even more unbearable... Read the rest of this post...