20 Dec '16, 3am

So can you buy happiness? Take a look at the science behind your retail therapy sessions:

Would you like to buy your loved ones happiness for Christmas this year? Start by striking off all the material goods on the list. Money can buy happiness but collecting more stuff cannot. Experiences are more likely to make us happy than material goods, say professors Michael Norton and Elizabeth Dunn in Happy Money. These authors have made it all the way to Jay Leno’s Tonight Show encouraging others to focus on spending differently rather than earning more money. We are a generation that works very hard to earn more money to buy things – a new smartphone, solar panels for our home, an electric car, a Louis Vuitton wallet, a trip to Bali. Does this scenario sound familiar to you? You are shopping frantically the day before a charity event to buy new shoes and a dress. Checking your watch at the cash register as you pay $300 for your purchases, you realize you are running ...

Full article: http://www.herworldplus.com/shopping/can-you-shop-your-wa...

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