Are you rich? Most likely yes. If you have clean water, access to education, a roof over your head, you are rich. You are reading this from a computer which you have access to. You are probably rich. Do you own a car? 93% of the world population doesn’t.

Too often we compare ourselves to celebrities and CEO’s of big companies and think of how poor we are. But, compared to the world in general you may be in the top 8%.

We buy so much extra stuff because we don’t feel we have enough or are enough. When really we have more than enough.

Get Rich Slowly has a post on feeling rich being more about attitude and less about money.

Rich or Poor? Sometimes Its All In Your HeadÂÂ

You may be richer than you think.

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