Very Peri, Pantone’s Color of the Year, Can Actually Help You Manifest in 2022

Pantone’s Color of the Year Can Actually Help You Manifest Your Goals in 2022


Periwinkle has been my favorite color since the day I opened my first box of crayons as a child, and it has remained my signature shade ever since. So, it should come as no surprise that I was extremely happy to see Pantone name the violet-blue hue as its color of 2022 — especially since its also one that might help with manifestation.

According to Pantone, “Very Peri” (Pantone 17-3938) promises to bring “newness” to the year ahead. That’s the kind of vibe that falls right in line with many people’s goals; after two years of intensity due to a life-altering pandemic, it’s safe to say we could all use a fresh start.

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“Encompassing the qualities of the blues, yet

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Online shopping scams flourish on social media during pandemic

A shift toward online shopping during COVID-19, global supply chain crisis, and a resurging economy have all created a recipe for a breakneck holiday shopping season – one where online shopping fraud poses a tremendous risk to consumers.

Online purchase scams have skyrocketed during the pandemic, and social media ads play a key role in the mushrooming problem, a new Better Business Bureau study finds.

Kelvin Collins is president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving the Fall Line Corridor.

The in-depth investigative study – Theft on a Massive Scale: Online Shopping Fraud and the Role of Social Media – finds the pandemic, along with lax social commerce shopping platforms, has opened the door for scammers in China to steal from desperate online shoppers. Read the full study at

Online shopping fraud has been growing for several years, but according to BBB research, it dramatically increased during the

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CT Spas see customers return, along with effects of pandemic skin neglect

The skincare and spa industry was greatly impacted by the pandemic as people stopped going to get treatments. Now, Connecticut spa owners say people are seeing the effects that forgoing regular treatment resulted in. At the end of 2021, that has served as a catalyst for bringing customers back to the spas in big numbers. 

“Taking care of your skin contributes to your health, wellness and youthfulness,” said Mary Donahue, director of wellness for THE WELL at Mayflower Inn, Auberge Resorts Collection in Washington. 

The Well is a part of the Mayflower Inn & Spa, Auberge Resorts Collection, located in Washington, Conn. It offers a variety of wellness treatments.

Murphy O’Brien / Courtesy of The Mayflower Inn & Spa, Auberge Resorts Collection

John Breslin, regional director for spa operations for Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun, noted that COVID restrictions have changed some of the ways things are being

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