Sure, purchasing something nice for yourself can feel good in the moment. However, as time goes on that feeling will fade. Studies show that spending money on someone else can significantly increase your mood and overall happiness. Here’s why…
Think about it. Doing something outside your routine is exciting because it’s new. Going out for dinner every night may make you happy for a week or two. But, it’s only a matter of time until eating out becomes apart of your routine or even boring.
What Happens When You Treat Someone Else
There was a fascinating study done recently all about giving.Here’s a rundown. All participants got $25 to spend. Half the group was instructed to buy something for themselves. While the other half were told to spend the money on somebody else.
Want to guess which group experienced happiness longer?