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Money And Happiness

The debate about how material belongings can get in the way of our happiness dates back hundreds of years:

  • The Buddha talked about a balance between asceticism and pleasure.
  • E...

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How to spend your money for maximum happiness

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The things we buy might make us happy in the moment, but that feeling fades away over time. This phenomenon is called the “hedonic treadmill."

We get used to things that we ...

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  • Happiness is a really difficult topic to study, because it’s subjective, unstable, and intangible.
  • Affluence has a certain impact on our well-being ...

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Time famine is something experienced by people across all income levels.

People who feel time-constrained are more stressed, less likely to spend time helping others, and less active. This i...

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Buying time can increase our sense of control and, ultimately, our feelings of well-being. For example: hiring someone to clean the house for us, ordering takeout instead of cookin...

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People who think of their time as a limited resource are more likely to derive joy from life’s simple pleasures (talking to a friend for example).

Also, if you’re spending m...

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  • Even this may not sound like a practical thing to do, an intangible experience can often bring you joy for longer than a physical object.
  • Experiences are short-lived, but not in a ps...

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