Why can’t I quit my job, sell all my stuff, and travel the world?

There’s a psychological theory by┬áKahneman and Tversky which examines peoples’ decision making (for reference, it’s called prospect theory). One tenant of this theory is loss aversion. Basically, the researchers have shown that people are likely to base their decisions more heavily on the fear of what they will lose rather than on what they hope … More Why can’t I quit my job, sell all my stuff, and travel the world?