Wealth in its strictest sense is often defined as the accumulation of an abundance of possessions and/or money. Whilst this interpretation is not wrong, it can be restrictive and have implications for how you approach life. For instance, in pursuing this interpretation, you may find that it influences your inclinations towards possessions (as opposed to experiences), money misconceptions, and career path decisions (that may be at odds with your passions).
Whilst we acknowledge that the accumulation of money (and possessions) is undoubtedly an important part of life (especially considering the things that it can facilitate), it’s important to take the time to see wealth more holistically. For example, consider wealth as experiencing a balanced financial, emotional, physical, spiritual and mental well being. As such, in this video by National Geographic, Alan Watt poses several insightful questions in this regard: