Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Get off the Hedonic Treadmill

This is an older article, but well worth a read. Who said everything had to be the latest breaking headline anyway?

A 2006 article in The Times reports that the pursuit of wealth may screw up your pursuit of happiness.

A new report goes further and suggests that chasing wealth might even make you mentally ill. Paranoia, narcissism and attention deficit disorders are just some of the afflictions more likely to dog you if you pursue purely materialistic goals, it says. But more controversial, perhaps, is that this report comes from an investment bank where money, presumably, is God.

Read the full article by following the link above.