Experiences matter more...
The lights, shiny objects and material finds are tempting during the holidays, but do possessions really make us happy? No, says research by Cornell Psychology Professor Thomas Gilovich and Colleagues. In fact, their work tells us that experiences, not possessions are the path to happiness. Positive experiences linger long after gifts have lost their appeal. What experiences hold a special place in your heart?
Something to think about. Have a mindfully-experienced holiday.
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