”Living my best life” is a term that is thrown around a lot these days. However, how many of us can honestly make this claim? It’s not hard to see why so many people are overwhelmed, disgruntled, and unfulfilled. Considering the daily stressors that threaten our peace of mind, a life well-lived is wishful thinking for most of us.
While we enjoy many advantages that those before could have never imagined, there is a yearning for the days gone by. It’s common to hear people speak of “the good old days.” It’s no wonder that retro-based TV programming is finding so much success today. There are reruns, the current trend of “reboots,” and even the creation of shows set in the past like Netflix’s Stranger Things or ABC’s The Goldbergs. The viewing audience is hungry for memories of a “simpler time.” So, just what’s the matter with the world that’s creating the need for this kind of escape?