The Man Who Got You Addicted to Spending

What I learned from a year of non-consumption.

Photo Credit: PR Daily | photo of Edward Bernays

The story begins here.

In the early 1920s, a young man set up a Public Relations practice in a luxury suite at the Sherry-Netherland Hotel overlooking Central Park. Years earlier, he had enrolled in Cornell’s College of Agriculture upon the encouragement of his parents, well-off Manhattan…