Stuff and Happiness – The Inverse Correlation

stuff and happiness

We earn more, have more, and do more today than ever…but we’re still not happy. In fact, according to the NORC, we’re even less happy than we were 50 years ago – long before smartphones, Facebook, and the now ever-so-common McMansion we call our home.

Stuff and Happiness – The Inverse Correlation

From the outside looking in, we’ve got it all. We’ve got clean water everywhere we go, a wide variety of affordable cuisines, cheap clothing, shelter that’s far bigger than necessary, and we’ve got the answers to all the world’s questions right at our fingertips. Life should be more fulfilling than ever.

But it’s not.

From the inside looking out, we’ve got nothing. We don’t have an 80 inch 3D curved television. Our boat is a far cry from the 70 foot yacht that we truly desire. And our car is of the simple domestic variety – pretty boring . . . → Read More: Stuff and Happiness – The Inverse Correlation