The Desire of Desire
Throughout time, many people have referred to money as "the desire of desire". So what exactly does this mean? In her article Money: A Love Story, Dr. Elesa Zehndorfer explains that various physiologists have discovered that a craving or desire for money triggers the same pathways in our brain that are activated when we think about love. Put simply, a desire for money delivers a powerful rush throughout our brain and body. Though it is extremely fascinating that money can have this effect on us, it is also important that we don't allow this chemical reaction to overcome us and lead us to seek out instant gratification or make risky decisions. To learn more about how you can work through these powerful emotions as well as any next steps you may want to take, check out the rest of the article here.
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