You have a job that pays the bills.
You have a great family life.
You make enough to afford the fun things in life.
Your kids are happy and doing well in school.
You live in a nice house, in a nice neighborhood.
You drive a nice car.
You can enjoy your Starbucks every day.
Then why do you keep wishing for more?
And more importantly, why do you keep feeling so guilty for wanting more?
With so much in the media right now about how bad the economy is, it’s hard to not question your feelings if you aren’t facing a similar situation. If someone can’t pay the mortgage because they don’t have a job, should you really be complaining about a job you don’t like when it brings in more than enough income?
Tough it out. Hunker down. Be happy with what you have.
You’ve probably heard more than that from family and friends.
Yet is it true? Should you really be grateful for what you currently have?
The answer is yes … and no. [Read more…]