We live in a society that is obsessed with consumption. Houses, cars, technology are the items you spend your hard earned money on. But ask yourself what is your happiness quotient? Is it in buying a new house, car, iPhone? Does it help you make peace with the demons inside you? At the same time, think what would you rather discuss – a dress you last bought or experiences during a family holiday last weekend?
5. Excitement vs Impatience!
While anticipation of obtaining a possession causes impatience, expectation of an experience causes thrill and delight. You can enjoy experiences from the initial phase of planning as a level of excitement undergoes inside our body to experience some of the best things in life. But in case of purchasing something, more than the excitement, it is impatience that we feel within.