What Good Is Success Without Balance?

Travis Barton Life

We’ve all heard that money can’t buy happiness. We hear it over and over again, but usually pay little mind to it (as evidenced by most of the population working their tails off to achieve wealth). Many of us already know – especially those of us who study what makes people happy – that this phrase holds a lot of truth! Chasing riches is the downfall of plenty of people. When we focus so intently on attaining money, it can cause the balance of our life to become way out of whack and send even the wealthiest of people into sadness and depression. We see lottery winners who are broken, millionaires who openly admit to being depressed and lonely, and plenty of miserable people who have plenty of money and we think, ‘What could they possibly have to complain about?’ Why is it then, even when we see the outcome…

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