@stuffisthings Point of balance - I live in Melbourne, I take public transport nearly every day to and from work, several different lines, and have done for years. It's so common to hear other languages it doesn't even register, yet I have never in 30 years seen anything like that video. It was a big deal here because people were shocked. Sorry, I just needed to defend my lovely melburnians (not that guy if course, he's an arse).
"I'm supporting local business and keeping the economy ticking along." This is a good one for when you want to feel socially conscious while eating takeaway for the third time in a week, or buying that nice rug from the craft shop.
Clothes shopping is scary and hard! Decisions need to made under pressure! The only way I can get out there and do it is to accept that occasionally I will make an error of judgement and buy something ridiculous. It's inevitable. Currently hanging in my wardrobe is a pink and cream striped military-style jacket with big pleated flares around the waist and cuffs. I bought this years ago and have worn it once, to a party where I was dressed as a pirate. (I can't bring myself to get rid of it either because what if i need to dress up as a pirate again some day?)