Life is about memories, not diamonds.
“Wow, it feels so good!” I was thinking while leaving the store and holding my brand new pair of shoes. I looked around and it seemed that the sun was brighter than usual, people became nicer, birds started singing, and even the asphalt was looking cleaner and shinier.
“But wait, what’s happening?!” just 20 seconds after it stopped.
Grumpy faces, dark colours and a noisy street sent me back to reality. “Oh well…” I walked home.
I am not crazy woman whose mood changes like the weather, though. Research has shown that a purchase of goods makes us happy for only 20 seconds after leaving the shop. It’s true. ONLY 20 SECONDS.
So should we give up shopping? I don’t think so. It’s just better to invest in experiences instead of goods!
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