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Does Money Buy Happiness?


Daniel Suelo and his cave outside Moab, Utah

Daniel Suelo believes he has found the key to happiness.  Live without possessions or money.  His spartan life in Moab, Utah fills his soul and he doesn’t even think of returning to the life most of us lead.  “We use all our energy to maintain our possessions and it becomes an ugly cycle,” he says.  So he lives in a cave, gets his possessions from dumpsters and doesn’t look to money to bring him contentment.  Could you do this?

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Author: Vicky Collins

Vicky Collins is a freelance television producer and journalist based in Denver, Colorado with a diverse portfolio of projects that including network news, cable programming, Olympic sports, corporate and non-profit videos. She is also an accomplished writer and photographer who is particularly interested in world travel and issues of global poverty. Some of her most satisfying assignments have been covering disasters, working in the slums of developing countries and telling stories of people who show great courage in the face of adversity. She has been in all 50 states and on six continents and many of her television stories and photos are posted on her website at To contact Vicky Collins directly email or tweet @vickycollins.

2 thoughts on “Does Money Buy Happiness?

  1. No I couldn’t do it… but I do believe that many, many things in life are more important than money and that it truly is the root of all evil.

  2. I agree with the responder above me..

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