This Element is an excerpt from Psych Yourself Rich: Get the Mindset and Discipline You Need to Build Your Financial Life (9780137079278) by Farnoosh Torabi. Available in print and digital formats.
Feeling rich: it’s not just about money — it’s more important, you can do it, and here’s how.
To be rich, you should also feel fulfilled. Many individuals the government would classify as rich think of themselves as the opposite: bereft of happiness and satisfaction. Money doesn’t lead to happiness or fulfillment–being rich and feeling richly fulfilled are separate concepts. So, what’s rich to you? What does being and feeling rich, together, constitute? What is being holistically rich?