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Happiness and Stuff

From PsyBlog: Six Psychological Reasons Consumer Culture is Unsatisfying re why stuff doesn’t make you happy. Unless…

[T]hinking of material purchases in experiential terms helps banish dissatisfaction. Try thinking of jeans in terms of where you wore them or how they feel, the mp3 player in terms of how the music changes your mood or outlook, even your laptop in terms of all the happy hours spent reading your favourite blog.

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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW