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How to Feel Rich by Farnoosh Torabi

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How to Feel Rich

Farnoosh Torabi

How you perceive your own wealth is really a function of behavioral leanings, life experience, and, most important, personal philosophy. I contend that to be rich, you should also feel fulfilled. Interestingly enough, many individuals whom the government would classify as rich (at an annual salary of $250,000 and higher) think of themselves as quite the opposite: bereft of happiness and satisfaction. A study published in the Journal of Research in Personality reported that recent college graduates earning more money than their fellow grads of equal standing had greater systems of depression than their peers.1 Even more surprising, a highly referenced study about the correlation between lottery winners and accident ...

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