Discover, Promote, and Share InfographicsAn open community to connect Designers, Brands and Media

Sign Up for Free

By signing up you are agreeing with’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Member's Login

Select a Tag type and click on the image below:
Link icon
Text icon
Click and Draw to create a linked area:
Area icon
If you want to be happy spend money on experiences infographic

If You Want To Be Happy, Spend Money On Experiences, Not Things

Multiple studies have shown that we not only enjoy purchases of experiences more than material things, but that this pleasure starts in the anticipation leading up to the event – way before the actual experience. It also lingers long after the event is over.


Buying things doesn’t buy happiness for two main reasons:

  1. New things get old quickly; we acclimatize to our surroundings very easily

due to something called hedonistic adaptation, so we look for the next novel purchase instead of just enjoying what we already have.

Materialistic possessions invite comparisons with our peers which can cause jealousy when friends or rivals upgrade their belongings, leading to a desire to “keep up with the Jones”.

Source: best online brokerages

Read More