Happiness Comes from Experiences — Not Possessions, Says Thomas Gilovich

Happiness

Huffington Post explains research findings from psychology professor’s 20-year-long study.

“Our experiences are a bigger part of ourselves than our material goods. You can really like your material stuff. You can even think that part of your identity is connected to those things, but nonetheless they remain separate from you. In contrast, your experiences really are part of you. We are the sum total of our experiences,” says Gilovich. (March 19, 2016) Gilovich-1yapsc8-213x300