according to the study, researchers hv found that in poor countries,
being relatively well off does make for greater well-being.we need food,rest,shelter and social contact.
but in rich, the correlation b'tween income and happiness is "superisingly weak". once comfortable, more money prorvides diminishing returns.
Originally posted by Mrdevil at 2009-6-10 13:36
in the long run wealth is like health: its utter absence can cause misery, but hving does not guarantee happiness.
Happiness seems less a matter of getting what we want than of wantin ...
More than ever, we hv big houses and broken homes, high incomes and low morale, secured rights and diminished politeness, We excel making a living bu failt to make a life. We celebrate our prosperity but yearn for purpose. We cherish our freedom but long for connection. In an age of plenty, we feel spiritual hunger.