Stuffocation: why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever

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"For many of us, our possessions and the lifestyle that goes along with them are causing more stress than happiness--otherwise known as 'keeping up with the Joneses' or what Alain de Botton calls 'status anxiety.' But James Wallman argues that we are approaching a tipping point with regard to materialism. People are turning away from the endless drive to consume in favor of a simpler, more streamlined way of living ... He interviews anthropologists studying the 21st century clutter crisis, consults with scientists who have linked 'stuffocation' to rising cortisol levels and declining psychological well-being, and introduces us to the innovators who are already choosing 'experience' over 'stuff'"--
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subject_facet Consumer behavior, Consumption (Economics) -- Psychological aspects, PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology, Quality of life, SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / General, SOCIAL SCIENCE / General, Simplicity, Well-being
title_display Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever
title_full Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever / James Wallman, Stuffocation Why We've Had Enough of Stuff and Need Experience More Than Ever
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title_sub why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever
topic_facet Business, Consumer behavior, Consumption (Economics), Nonfiction, Psychological aspects, Psychology, Quality of life, SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / General, SOCIAL SCIENCE / General, Simplicity, Sociology, Well-being