Turns out the old adage that money can’t buy you happiness is not true. Money CAN buy you happiness IF you know how and where to spend it. In this Ted Talk , Michael Norton shares fascinating research on how money can, indeed buy happiness — when you don’t spend it on yourself. Listen for surprising data on the many ways pro-social spending makes a difference in your life and the lives of others.
Michael I. Norton, is Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Marketing Unit and Marvin Bower Fellow at the Harvard Business School.
For more on creating happiness in your life, check out the book: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.
Life is what you make it.