I am sure you have heard often someone pointout how materialistic we collectively or our society have become. The following article from a DailyGood.org email presents the great, wider, and longer lasting benefits of cultivating gratitude over more materialism. The arguments presented are backed up with data from scientific studies. The good news is that we all can develop more gratitude and some methods to do that are also indicated.
Use the link below to read this article. Note that it includes video presentations by experts on the subject.