Many millennials and Zoomers alike have grown up in the age of mass consumerism. We have all heard of the phrase, “shop ’til you drop,” and for some of us, this is how we are used to spending our money. Shopping malls are always the go-to weekend place, and with online shopping at our disposal, purchasing an entirely new wardrobe has never been easier. Like so many Americans, I had become accustomed to this way of life.
Then, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic happened. With malls closed and delivery services delayed, I no longer had a need to purchase anything