Here’s What You Lose When You Buy More in That Quest to Be Happy
With his classic humor and incisiveness, rapper and poet Prince Ea shows us the “infomercial” the retailers don’t want us to see. Advertisers and marketers have tricked people into believing they can buy happiness. When you chase happiness by buying “things,” you’re buying a feeling that doesn’t last. True happiness comes when we appreciate the here and now and what we already have. “You can never have enough of what you don’t really want.” It’s actually contentment you’re looking for—and that costs nothing.