Would winning the lottery make you happier? - Raj Raghunathan
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Read this article, A Classic Psychology Study on Why Winning the Lottery Won’t Make You Happier discusses this lesson and the hedonic treadmill, to learn more about this topic.
So, you don’t truly believe that winning all that money won’t make you happier? Read some winner’s stories here: Here’s How Winning the Lottery Makes You Miserable. Finally, peruse this BBC article: Does winning the lottery make you happy?
Can money truly buy happiness? Maybe, when it is spent on other people! Watch this TED Talk to find out more: How to buy happiness. In case you would like more ideas about what can potentially make you happier, here is a list of TED talks on the topic: What makes you happy?
What if you DO win the lottery? What next? Click here and find out more from a financial advisor. For more advice if you do win that lottery, this article is a great place to start: You Just Won the Lottery. Now Here’s What You Do: Nothing.
Generosity has a way of making everyone feel better. Read: Be generous: It's a simple way to stay healthier!
5 Ways Giving Is Good for You is also another great read. Learn more about how giving makes you feel good and get busy.
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