This post is written by Lucille, a staff writer for My Broken Coin.  It’s official – I’m suffering from affluenza and regular bouts of temporary amnesia. I say this as I find myself in an ever increasing consumeristic mindset. The particular strain of affluenza I have succumbed to is aspirational. I can’t afford full blown…

I tend to do a lot of shopping when the seasons change. This is when things get out of control: I attack malls, one store after another, trying to find that perfect outfit, that one top that will change me forever. Months later, when fall turns into winter, I re-evaluate my wardrobe, ultimately ending up… (15 comments)

It’s only been a few days into 2012, and I already have reviewed one of my resolutions. You are probably thinking “What the hell? It’s been only what? Four days?” Yes, four days into the new year and I realized that I was not very specific with one of my resolutions. I said that I… (25 comments)