Olympic Medals Don't Guarantee Happiness

Why are bronze medalists happier than silver medalists?

Dr Laurie Santos explains why silver medalists focus on missing out on the gold medal. While bronze medalists are just excited to be on the podium. Listen to the episode of the Happiness Lab podcast here.

Having silver is a blessing even if there are others that have gold. It's worthwhile to remember this when you are thinking of buying something. 

Do you spend money trying to keep up with others or looking for things to make you happy?