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This Harvard Study Says The Happiest People Have More Time And Less Money

This Harvard Study Says The Happiest People Have More Time And Less Money

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  • ‪Raise your revenue per time and spend money to get time. Or instead of selling time to get money, we can even enjoy the time-selling activities.

  • Every study pretty much proves this and yet every ad and every cultural signal — conscious and subconscious — encourages the exact opposite thinking.

  • Love the premise of this but for many of us time without the money to do things we want (ex: go on a vacation) may not give us so much happiness.

  • “People generally do prioritize money over their time, believing that having more will make them feel better.” It’s clear that American consumer culture values having “things” (thinking that translates to status) over quality free time. Millennials, to their credit, have largely figured out this is not

    “People generally do prioritize money over their time, believing that having more will make them feel better.” It’s clear that American consumer culture values having “things” (thinking that translates to status) over quality free time. Millennials, to their credit, have largely figured out this is not the case...so more power to them. 👍😎

    https://medium.com/@BlakeMichelleM/nownership-no-problem-why-millennials-value-experiences-over-owning-things-587707816b12

  • What this study misses is that time is money and money IS time, specifically stored time. Any decision that involves consideration takes into account the explicit cost (our of pocket) and implicit cost (time it takes to re-accumulate that wealth). The more money you have, the more time you have (all

    What this study misses is that time is money and money IS time, specifically stored time. Any decision that involves consideration takes into account the explicit cost (our of pocket) and implicit cost (time it takes to re-accumulate that wealth). The more money you have, the more time you have (all things being equal), so the two are one in the same. The study is more a function or personal priorities. True happiness is about placing greater emphasis on your values than the perceptions of others.

    https://techonomy.com/2019/01/time-money-money-time-means-tech/

  • This rings true but the odds are stacked against people choosing time over money with 99% of popular media constantly reinforcing the view that money = success. Also unless you have lived in a reality where you have more money than you have time its hard for many to imagine that more money can be unsatisfying.

  • This is much more complex than any one study can tease out - I would argue everyone has different thresholds, and conditions such as social connectedness play a huge factor. Statistically, leisure time has increase significantly in the last few generations as technology makes work more efficient, yet

    This is much more complex than any one study can tease out - I would argue everyone has different thresholds, and conditions such as social connectedness play a huge factor. Statistically, leisure time has increase significantly in the last few generations as technology makes work more efficient, yet overall happiness hasn’t improved.

  • It's called"learning to appreciate what you have".... especially in terms of personal relationships. The only thing that can make me truly happy is love, first given, then received. Peace Love Kindness Respect (the more you give the more you get 😍)

    Money? Practically meaningless, a necessity, like food

    It's called"learning to appreciate what you have".... especially in terms of personal relationships. The only thing that can make me truly happy is love, first given, then received. Peace Love Kindness Respect (the more you give the more you get 😍)

    Money? Practically meaningless, a necessity, like food, air, toilet paper....🙄😉 happiness is an inside job...

  • On the other hand, people who are bored are unhappy. Live the life you wanna live! Find what you love!

  • Maybe there is a formula for happiness?

  • We might also want to take a look at what money is. Money is equal to an individuals time, energy and creativity relative to their community agreeing that it is worth X amount. It’s really up to you to decide how to balance it all to realize a fulfilling lifestyle.

  • I believe it.