There are ways to buy happiness!

There are ways to buy happiness!

A famous quote was once recorded noting that those who say you can't buy happiness are not shopping in the right places!

Well, this was meant as a joke BUT as with most jokes, there's an element of truth to it. 

Happiness typically comes from what we do and how we think but you can, if you spend your money the right way, buy happiness by….well, I'll let this Psychology Today article sum things up for you. 

by Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.Com


Over the past few years there has been growing consensus that buying life experiences makes people happier than buying possessions. But who spends more of their spare cash on experiences? We know that being an 'experience shopper' is linked to greater happiness and we know that certain people tend to spend more of their disposable income on experiences like concert tickets or a weekend away, rather than hitting the mall for material items.

What are the characteristics of the experiential shopper? We wanted to find out why some people gravitate toward buying experiences. For this study, my colleagues and I surveyed nearly 10,000 people about their shopping habits, personality traits, values, and life satisfaction…

…keep reading more HERE

And then let us know, HERE on The Happiness Institute's Facebook Page, what's the best purchase you ever made for happiness?