The Science of Happiness: Buying Happiness

I’m curious: today I read again about the “science” of happiness, and one of the things mentioned in the article is the oft-quoted “buy experiences, not things”. How many studies, really, have there been done on to prove this? What’s the definition of an “experience”, as opposed to a “thing”? The article provides the example... Continue Reading →

Sour Grapes

I'd recently read a post called It's Not So Easy to be Rich that talked about the difficulties of, you guessed it, being rich. Being one of the un-rich, I couldn't help but feel a little happier reading about the unhappiness that comes with richness. Maybe, I thought, being rich just isn't that great after... Continue Reading →

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