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High Price of Materialism
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Self-acceptance

I will follow my interests and curiosity where they take me.

Affiliation

I will express my love for special people.

Community Feeling

I will help the world become a better place.

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Psychological Benefits

Psychological Benefits

More happiness

More life satisfaction

Higher vitality

Less depression

Less anxiety

Fewer physical symptoms

Live longer

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Social Benefits

Social Benefits

More pro-social behaviour

More empathy

More cooperation

Less anti-social behaviour

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Ecological Benefits

Ecological Benefits

More environmentally friendly behaviour

Lower Ecological Footprint

Less consumption

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Policies for Change

Policies for Change

Educate people about happiness, values, & ecology

Educate people about debt (in the US, which tends to lead European trends, the share of credit card to total debt is now approaching 50%, and in the UK the share is 30% and growing)

Encourage participation in physical activities and sportflow

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Time Affluence

Time Affluence

Time Poverty in America

Americans work 160 hours per year more than 30 years ago

Americans work 9 weeks more per year than most Europeans

Less time available for personal interests, family, and community

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Ecological Benefits of Time Affluence

Ecological Benefits of Time Affluence

If, by 2050, the world works as many hours as do Americans, it could consume 15-30 percent more energy than it would by following Europe. The additional carbon emissions could result in 1 to 2 degrees Celsius in extra global warming.

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Time Affluence - Policies

Time Affluence - Policies

Provide more family leave

Pass minimum vacation laws

Enforce overtime legislation

Recommend shorter working weeks

Reduce housing costs

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Time Affluence - Policies

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Revolution of Values

Revolution of Values

Necessity of changing lifestyles and social practices

Policies needed to:

Decrease emphasis on materialism

Increase opportunities for expressing intrinsic values

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Thirteen suggested steps for enhancing happiness

Thirteen suggested steps for enhancing happiness

1 Be active 7 Be positive

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