Remember back in the “old days” when you first began considering a retail store? Now, you may be the owner/manager of a store that brings satisfaction to customers and profits to you. Or you may be wondering why the heck you got into this business. By taking a periodic reality check, remembering your business and personal goals, and learning how to relax, you can enjoy your retail store. Independent retailing is a way of making more than a living. It's also a means of making a life. This chapter will help you take pleasure in your retail store.