Long Term Happiness Can’t Be Bought

Why we need to stop being sold false happiness with unbridled consumerism

Consumerism
Perfect photo by Jingxi Lau on Unsplash

All coins have two sides.

If we are doing one thing — we are not doing something else.

If we are needlessly buying something — what are we not investing in?

If we are being compelled to acquire a thing, what are we then depriving ourselves of?

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Project Manager, blogger, writer. I write about the struggles of adult life and how to grow as a person. I welcome all open discussions.

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