Most people who win the lottery are actually happy. Contrary to popular belief, most lottery winners don’t end up bankrupt and miserable. Instead, they settle into a quiet, comfortable life of anonymity.
Various studies have found that winning the lottery does buy happiness, and most lottery winners improve their lives with their windfall.
What does this mean for most of us who will never win the lottery (especially those who don’t even bother to buy a ticket)?
FOBO or Fear of Better Options is a psychological phenomenon where someone avoids making a decision out of fear that there may be a better option. FOBO is the nagging feeling that there might be a better choice out there, which leads to analysis paralysis.
My next book, The Stoic Path to Wealth, was supposed to come out in February 2024. But my publisher decided to push it back to July 2024. When I heard about the new publishing date, I already started with the marketing strategy for the new […]
I used to think that consistency was about perfection. “If I can’t be perfect it’s just a waste of time,” I would say. I didn’t yet know that occasional inconsistency can actually help my progress. This type of thinking originates from two places: The old […]