31 May 2010

More money, less happy

Since a new author is seldom wealthy, studies like this one are encouraging. It shows that once we have money enough to cover essentials, adding more money decreases our likelihood of "savouring" life. Even just thinking of money decreases "savour". So if savour is the ability to enjoy the present moment, the now of life, is money a "hurry up, we have more to do" intervention in our lives?

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