If you’re not content with a little, you won’t be with a lot

It’s a skill you learn, not something you buy yourself into

Content” (Cambridge Dictionary): Pleased with your situation and not hoping for change or improvement.

Once your basic needs are met, contentment is something you need to learn. You can’t buy yourself content. The contentment from external things is fleeting, and the more you try to chase it that way, the faster the feeling starts passing.

Someone will always invent better stuff. There will always be more exciting adventures to experience. When you try to live a life where happiness comes from outside, you participate in a never-ending game that just keeps getting more stressful to play.

Sustainable contentment comes from within. It’s a skill everyone has to practice and learn. It can’t be bought.


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