You know how you have bridezillas who want everything because their best friend had it? We now get people calling and asking what their friends had for their kids party, and then asking for the next level up. - Tim Elliott via Kids parties go all out.
Australia's collective wellbeing is falling, with more people anxious and questioning the quality of their life. A special survey by the National Australia Bank has found West Australians only have a better sense of wellbeing than Queenslanders and Victorians and below that of Tasmania. via Life happiness is on decline - Yahoo!7.
Surveys reveal deep social pessimism and public unease in developed nations, including Australia; pessimists outnumber optimists about our future quality of life. But environmental and resource issues are not the main reasons. The concerns are more immediate and personal; more social, cultural and economic; more about the quality of relationships than material conditions. We need [...]