The Get Satisfied Book

From the outpouring of personal stories submitted, our editorial committee chose these twenty to represent the broadest possible spectrum of Americans who have found the satisfaction of enough. Foreword by Peter C. Whybrow, MD, author of American Mania: When More Is Not Enough.

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"[The Book] presents inspiring case studies...The message: If they can do it, so can you. It's about feeling satisfied, not deprived. About filling up, not emptying out."

Question: What does being a Postconsumer mean to you?

The answers below were submitted by individuals who’ve completed the Get Satisfied Interactive Handbook and who are well on their way to finding the satisfaction of enough. Add yours today!

Whether postconsumers decide to find satisfaction with a little or a lot, consumers cannot get satisfied at all. By definition, more is not enough in consumer society, so moving beyond it is the only way to end this stress on people and the planet.

“Being a postconsumer is like being one of the cool kids on the block who know what's trendy before it gets trendy. Because it's gotten cool to know that you don't need a fourth SUV and a Disneyland water park in your backyard to be happy.”

TELL US! What does the "good life" mean to you?

Here's our latest poll question. The success of the consumer lifestyle ultimately depends on how well it delivers in this area. Which of the following best expresses your idea of the good life as it relates to money?

Not a scientific survey