Can money buy happiness?

As a life coach expert and in my opinion, money can’t buy happiness. Happiness is not bought but earned and derived from simple things in life that might demand money at times. Being rich does necessitate happiness as poor people are happy too. Money can only induce happiness for a short while as you satisfy your needs and use it for pleasure. Money cannot purchase happiness because it is only a secondary source of pleasure; there are varying happiness pillars from relationships, good health, desires, time, and positivity, which don’t depend on the money one has. Problems don’t end with having money; more tend to crop up in the future, impacting your happiness.

What does having money solve?

From my experiences, money can help some issues such as getting easy access to better health services, food, housing, education for kids, insurance, luxuries, transportation, paying taxes, etc.

What problems does having money cause that people don’t think about?

Having more money can bring more problems such as too much spending, worry about what people say about you, high debts, social pressure to live by certain standards, increased relationship struggles linked to the money, heightened stress, depression, or other mental disorders

Mental health expert
MS, University of Latvia

I am deeply convinced that each patient needs a unique, individual approach. Therefore, I use different psychotherapy methods in my work. During my studies, I discovered an in-depth interest in people as a whole and the belief in the inseparability of mind and body, and the importance of emotional health in physical health. In my spare time, I enjoy reading (a big fan of thrillers) and going on hikes.

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