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How money buys happiness – The science of happier spending

The other day I was listening to a podcast with Arianna Huffington as a guest. She said something that sparked my interest: In today’s society, we have associated happiness with success and money instead of living a good life. This has resulted in people running around and burning out like crazy to try and earn as much money as possible, losing sight of other factors that are important for our happiness. But what if we do not only focus on the way that the cash flows into our bank accounts and look a bit into the way the cash flows out of our bank account. Would there be a relation to our happiness? In other words, let’s dig deeper into the concept of happier spending our hard-earned cash!