The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

Most people are in the pursuit of happiness.  We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, it doesn’t make you that much happier.  But one of the biggest questions is how to allocate our money, which is (for most of us) a limited resource.

“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,” says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at Cornell University who has been studying the question of money and happiness for over two decades. “We buy things to make us happy, and we succeed.  But only for a while.  New things are exciting to us at first, but then we adapt to them.”

So rather than buying the latest iPhone or a new BMW, Gilovich suggests you’ll get more happiness spending money on experiences like going to art exhibits, doing outdoor activities, learning a new skill, or traveling.  Read more


 

Thursday, June 11th, 2015:

A) Strength

5 Sets:

  • 1 Power Clean into 1 Hang Squat Clean

SCORE: Heaviest Weight

 

B) For Time:

  • 200 Doubles/500 singles
  • 50 KB SDHP 1 Arm at a Time (53/35)
  • 200 Doubles/500 singles

15 Minute Cap

 

coming Friday…

Teams Of 3:

  • Sled Drag Run – 10 mins
  • Row Max Distance – 10 Mins
  • Air Dyne Sprints – 20 Seconds

Rest 3 Minutes Between Rounds