In today’s society, we are more pressed for time than ever. It’s no wonder that our culture holds people who multi-task in such high regard. Logically, we know that it is impossible to do it all, but it never seems to stop us from trying. According to a recent study, there’s a way out – Hire Your Way to Happiness!
We go through our days trying to do it all and be it all. In the mornings we rush off to work, on the way home we stuff in some grocery shopping. We walk in the door and cook meals while juggling the laundry and returning emails and phone calls. At the same time, we take care of our kids, often chauffeuring them from piano lessons to soccer practices. We arrange their playdates and take our kids, our parents and ourselves to doctor appointments. We even work to bring our families together for fun by organizing family parties, dinners, and barbecues. We spend even more time keeping our commitments to our community and our friends — it’s no wonder we don’t even have time to keep up with those Kardashians!
According to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the key to happiness may be in buying yourself a little time.
The study, Buying Time Promotes Happiness, used a large, diverse group of people in four countries — the United States, Canada, Denmark, and The Netherlands and concluded that individuals who spend money on time-saving services report greater life satisfaction.
Their field experiment provided evidence that working adults report greater happiness after spending money on a time-saving purchase rather than on a material purchase. Put these two results together, and you can see that yes, using money to buy time can, in fact, buy happiness.
“From our theoretical perspective, buying time should protect people from the negative impact of time stress on life satisfaction.” — PNAS Study: Buying time promotes happiness by Ashley V. Whillans, Elizabeth W. Dunn, Paul Smeets, Rene Bekkers, and Michael I. Norton.
The study suggests that buying ourselves out of the negative experiences in our lives gives us positive effects that go above and beyond the money we’ve spent.
Get Happier — Hire Your Way to Happiness with the Wellington Agency
The Wellington Agency will make you happier. We can help reduce that day-to-day stress by taking some of those to-dos off your plate.
Do you hate doing the laundry? Would you rather cry than tackle the housework or do you despise cooking? Raise your hand, it’s OK! We have ways of making those mundane chores disappear and therefore, we can make you happier.
Get Happy — Hire Your Way to Happiness —Have Someone Else Do the Housekeeping!
It’s DONE with a professional housekeeper from the Wellington Agency!
Buy yourself some time by having someone else do the heavy lifting in your home. Hiring a housekeeper is a fantastic way to treat yourself, your family and your home. A beloved housekeeper is a person who always takes special care into keeping a house a home — neat, tidy and organized.
When it comes to having household help, a housekeeper is probably at the top of everyone’s list. Who wouldn’t want to go home after a hard day’s work to a home that’s clean and orderly? Simplify your life and lessen the stress by having someone else handle the household chores. An organized home means less chaos overall, and a housekeeper keeps it that way.
The first thing you’ll need to do when deciding is to think about your needs, your personality, your lifestyle because this is a very personal choice.
One thing you won’t have to think about is what agency to trust.
The Wellington Agency has a select group of housekeepers who fall into the two most common categories—the live-in housekeepers and live out housekeepers. Each has been selected, screened and chosen with the utmost care. So, whatever way you prefer — live-in, or live out, you can choose with confidence. Ultimately your happiness quota will quantify with a housekeeper!
Enjoy Some Leisure While Someone Else Does the Laundry — Hire Your Way to Happiness!
We have a select group of laundresses that can care for your valuable clothing and linens.
Why spend time folding towels when you can be enjoying the pool? That’s the beauty of hiring a laundress to come in and expertly handle your clothing and linens.
Laundresses work their magic by making the ordinary, extraordinary! Imagine stepping out of the shower and be greeted by scented, soft and oh, so fluffy towels. Crawling into bed will never be the same after your laundress has expertly handled your linens. You’ll experience bed nirvana when you take respite in between sheets, blankets, and comforters that offer you total relaxation in a haven of plush, luxury supplied to you by your very own laundress, selected with care by the Wellington Agency.
Experience freshness taken to a whole new level by having an expert in the care of fabrics, take care of you, your clothing and linens. The Wellington Agency can find you a laundress you’ll love. Best of all you’ll look freshly pressed and ready for anything, including MORE happiness!
Get Out of the Kitchen Hire Your Way to Happiness with a Personal or Part-Time Chef
Not only can our chefs handle the workload, but they can make your diet healthier or more decadent depending on the day!
Having your own private full-time chef says a lot about your priorities and lifestyle. When it comes to our busy lives, there are two critical priorities; time and health. Having a private chef takes care of both objectives.
Who wouldn’t want to come home after a busy day to a house that smells absolutely delicious? The only thing you’ll have to do is gather everyone around the table and enjoy delicious meals without having to worry if we’re meeting our dietary requirements or if we’re achieving the illusive well-balanced meals goal.
Having a private chef takes the worry out of the way. Instead, you can relax, sit back and enjoy perfectly prepared restaurant quality dishes in the comfort of your own home.
The Wellington Agency can find just the right person whether you or a family member has special dietary needs or maybe you want a part-time chef to lighten the workload. We have options to help everyone get more happiness!
Get Some Sleep Hire Your Way to Happiness with a Newborn Care Specialist
Taking care of a newborn is a full-time job. Having an expert on board to help can ease new parent’s stress and give them some much-needed rest, especially after giving birth! We know that nothing is more important than who cares for you new little VIB (Very Important Baby). Hire a newborn care specialist and sleep with peace of mind knowing your baby is being catered to. With many qualified candidates at our disposal, we can find the perfect fit for your family. Getting sufficient sleep is another vital key to more happiness!
The Wellington Agency holds the key to happiness with amazing people who work to delight you making your home a place of domestic bliss. We always strive to make our clients happier. We invite you to invest in your happiness by hiring help that will make your life easier and less stressful — that’s what we’re all about. The Wellington Agency has offices located across the globe to meet your staffing needs. Please call and let our dedicated associates assist you in finding that perfect person that will make you and your family happier!
Palm Beach / Miami (561) 713-2663
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