When It Comes to Happiness, Experiences Are Better Than Things

“Over the past decade, an abundance of psychology research has shown that experiences bring people more happiness than do possessions. Experiential purchases are more associated with identity, connection, and social behavior… iPhones, clothes, couches, et cetera, just become background. They deteriorate or become obsolete. It’s the fleetingness of experiential purchases that endears us to them.” [Read Article]