Over the past few days the Happiness Experiment posts have been looking at the question of whether money and status bring happiness. One of the main lessons I have taken from my research in to this subject so far is that buying more stuff does not make us as happy as we think it will. Therefore Happy Experiment No 4 is: Buy less stuff.
This short video from Gretchen Ruben who wrote the best-selling book The Happiness Project has posted a timely video in her pigeon of discontent series which gives us some great tips on how to resist spending money. Why don’t you experiment with her suggestions and see what happens. Good luck with your next experiment:
Posted by Shona Lockhart, 16th June 2012