Bernadette Balla is an ambitious and spiritually focused young woman who lives and works in the eclectic hub of San Francisco.
She started in the position of quality assurance manager at Silicon Valley start-up Twitch in 2009. Twitch is the world’s leading streaming video and gaming platform, a recent unicorn, having been acquired by Amazon two years ago for just under a billion dollars.

Over the last few years Bernadette has dedicated herself to the evolution of an authentic and spiritual approach to her life, one she now integrates seamlessly into her career in the tech world. She firmly believes in the power of positive thinking and the importance of savouring every moment you experience in life.

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★ I have explored practical methods to achieve this drawing on my fascination with the way science and spirituality interrelate to create a new way of approaching life!
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Why do we shop for stupid things?

Visit any medium or large town on a typical Saturday afternoon and what do you see? Shops upon shops line the streets and busy malls are packed with people, eager to get their hands on something new, something exciting.   

Big signs saying “SALE! HALF PRICE!” attract people looking for bargains. Queues and queues at every clothes shop, perfume counter, jewelers.

But it’s not just any Saturday...

It’s the first since the release of the latest iPhone!

Phone shops are bursting at the seams. Teenagers await their shiny new devices, excited to impress their friends. Mr business man can’t miss out either - he simply must have the sleekest and newest design so his clients know he’s successful and respectable.

What’s this really about?

What’s our real motivation behind this behaviour?

Are these things what we really want?

We live in a world where everything must happen now. That eBay seller doesn’t post items on the same day? They’ve lost a good few sales.

Or how about that customer in front of you in the supermarket, not packing their bags fast enough, delaying your turn by a few seconds?

We want instant gratification, we don’t want to have patience anymore.

This is a whole subject in itself but when you look at people’s shopping habits it’s clear to see...the thrill of something new, regardless of quality.

Instead of saving money and buying good quality clothes that last, many of us compromise and go for what’s cheap and accessible to us in that moment.

Give Me More!

The pressure from advertising doesn’t help.

Playing to our fears and desire to belong, putting pressure on us to conform to keep up with those around us like Mr business man I mentioned earlier.

Happiness, Peace & Joy…in 10 easy payments!

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★ I have explored practical methods to achieve this drawing on my fascination with the way science and spirituality interrelate to create a new way of approaching life!