Happiness will come from meaning, not from materialism

A Generation of Laziness

  • Teens are wanting more money but are less motivated or willing to work for it
  • It's a desire to fit in with their peers and they believe materialism is the way to do it
  • They're using possessions as a yardstick of success

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Children & Materialism | Child Psychology
  • 62% of students surveyed n 2005-2007 think it's important to have a lot of money
  • 32% admitted they didn't want to work hard

Short term effects

  1. Lower personal well being

  2. low life satisfaction to happiness
  3. depression/anxiety
  4. headaches
  5. become even more selfish

Long term effects

  1. Personality disorders
  2. Multiplier effect (makes recovering harder)

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