This blog is written for the good consumer. Who is the good consumer? He or she could be you, or me, or anyone of us. To be fair, "Good" is a completely subjective word. Who's to say what is or isn't good? When I use the word good, I'm talking about the greater good. What is the action that will result in a positive benefit for the largest number of people, or beings, or earthly elements on which we are all dependent. This blog is about the importance of style, aesthetic, design, function, taste in the combination with the greater good. In my view, you cannot possibly have one without the other. People get good when it's wrapped in something they desire, or admire.You can't sell good without the most basic principles of design. And you certainly can't sell good without the basic principles of marketing. That's what this blog is about--a very realistic, possible, and available pathway to being a Good Consumer. It is about being Good with Style. The Good Consumer Coda is as follows:
These days it seems whatever question or issue you have, there's an app for it which makes it easier than ever to make things happen, and I love it.
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Why not harness the power of technology to increase the odds of making healthy choices? You probably already know this, but, I’m not the only one feeling tech-love for good for you apps. According to Localytics, a research company that monitors more than 20,000 apps, new health and fitness app products increased 19 percen between 2012 and 2013. Researchers have come to the obvious conclusion that technology is one of the main drivers of people making good living choices. I've put a list together of 5 current faves that help me live a life that's good with style.
Hello! I'm Emily Anderson, Author + Designer + Mother of 3 and Good with Style is where mindfulness meets stylish living. I used to work in fashion, at Conde Nast, and then for Martha Stewart--but I left to create a life and a career which combined all of my passions. Check out my book Eco Chic Home too and let's connect...