«We tend to see other people's trips as unique as suiting their own specific tastes .

But if Michele got a fancier phone than mine, then according to research I'll be more inclined to have that bitter resentment that makes me feel shitty about my inferior model. We can line up the specs and there would be undeniable proof that her phone is measurably objectively better. Can't do that same side-by-side when comparing her Asian trip to my European trip or for that matter her meal at restaurant A to my meal at restaurant B»
Money can buy happiness - if you spend it the right way. Lou explains how millennial spending habits align with what social science tells us about well-being, and why spending money on experiences is way better than buying a material good.