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Happiness and Money

The Freedom Of Simple Living

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Craig K. Comstock

I've known rich people who feel inferior to friends who are even richer. The key is spending less than we earn, growing other values, and just ignoring (or laughing at) all the blandishments of an economic system dependent on our cravings every last thing we can get.

Kathleen Buckstaff: Secrets of Happiness

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Kathleen Buckstaff

It was reunion weekend at Stanford University. The opening talk was a roundtable discussion held in the basketball arena. Katie Couric was the host, a...

Mind Over Money

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Money is not useful in and of itself. Having a thousand dollars under your nose doesn't make you happier. It's what it means, what it buys. And there are a lot of things money doesn't buy.

Money and Happiness in Adulthood: The Value of Experience

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

The relationship between money and happiness isn't quite so straightforward after all.

Money and Happiness: The New Connection

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Edwards

As it turns out, spending money on many small experiences rather than on one big-ticket items (like a new car or flat-screen TV) may yield more happiness in the end.

The Perils of 'Having It All'

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Can "having it all" undermine the ability to savor common, everyday joys? And if so, does wealth diminish pleasure enough that it trumps the pluses of having plenty of money?