Financial Success and (or?) Happiness

Financial Success and (or?) Happiness

Thanks to Jill Suttie for her article at Greater Good Magazine on the relationship between money and happiness. She cites Lora Park and my own research.

Monnot hopes his research might help individuals—and business leaders and policymakers—to realize that fulfilling psychological needs is more important to happiness than making a lot of money.

“Autonomy, developing a skill set to be good at what you do, being affiliative with others, having a sense of connection to your community—these are all things that we as researchers are fairly convinced are innate, evolved human tendencies that bring happiness,” he says.

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