Does bigger and better house bring us lasting happiness? Does more material wealth make us more satisfied and happy in the long run? More and more evidence suggests that it is NOT the case.
The happiness that one can experience from the material gains tends to be transitory. We get used to new stuff and we go back to our ‘set point’ of happiness. But it is difficult for us to get it, because the striving for material gains is a deeply rooted and highly conditioned evolutionary adaptation.
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