According to the study, buying time will actually make you happier than buying possessions. Hiring a housekeeper to free up some time reduces stress and leads to increased life satisfaction. This applies to people of all incomes, not just the rich.
Majority of people in this survey said they could hire help around the house, but instead don’t out of guilt. People feel guilty spending money on things they could do themselves.
So put down the mop, and hire some help…. or make your spouse or kids clean.