After a full life and a long fight, my father-in-law passed away in late 2014. While I’m sure this good man gracefully found heaven, us on earth were hellishly floundering through Kübler-Ross’ five stages of grief and my “purse”onal denial stage was strangely complex as I turned to shopping to salve the sadness - defining Retail Therapy.
The ownership effect is a powerful cognitive bias that impacts personal life and beyond. But, we are all entitled to "let it go" a little! Join me in self-reflecting, educating, interpreting and applying this theory.