And if the US is so rich, why aren’t more people happy? (Hint: most things you know are probably wrong)

You’ve probably heard plenty of people tell you that money doesn’t buy happiness: a quick search for the terms “money” and “happiness” brings up a ton of upbeat articles and videos entitled things like Here’s Why Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness, mostly written by white privileged academics who were somehow able to afford their Psychology degrees without delving into debt.

Most likely, you’ve met at least one person who has visited a poor country and remarked that “everyone seemed so happy”…

Gwyneth Jones

Psychology & Coaching for the Great Turning. Host of @thewayweconnect podcast. Freelancer in Prague. Gardener & herbalist. Cymraeg.

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