Many of us grow up with a desire to one day be rich and wealthy. We imagine our future lives filled with big houses, nice cars, TVs, and a slew of other luxuries we wish to one day surround ourselves with.
Where does this materialistic attitude come from? It has to do a lot with out culture – the celebration of being rich and famous that we often see in movies, TV, and in the media.
We are exposed to these ideas at a young age, and we too begin to form our own beliefs about what it means to be happy and what we want to do with our lives.
Continuing research in psychology and showing that a materialistic attitude can sometimes hurt our overall well-being and happiness. Here are some of the ways we should try to become less materialistic.
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