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You Do Not Need To Buy This

Social science points to a few ways that people find lasting, deep satisfaction. None of them require a trip to the mall.

12/04/2017 11:29 EST | Updated 12/04/2017 13:15 EST

When I tell people they're buying things they don't need, they usually get angry with me. But I'm not here to preach -- empirical findings in social science point to a few ways that people consistently draw lasting, deep satisfaction. Believe it or not, none requires a trip to the mall. In fact, they're all basically free.