Sometimes, a little retail therapy doesn't hurt. Going on a clothes-shopping spree after a bad breakup or splurging on organizing supplies when life is chaotic can feel good in the moment. But if you've ever really splurged when feeling down, you know that money doesn't actually fix everything. Instead, consumer culture can really make things worse. Increasingly, scientists think materialism could be hurting our well-being. But how can you know how much purchasing is too much?
More Money, More Problems
Measure Your Materialism
Written by Kelsey Donk September 13, 2019
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