What if you won the lottery? What if the life you actually have looked to others like you already had won the lottery. Les Bloch has this Perspective.
You just won. You did. The big one, the one everyone has been talking about. The lottery. All the money you could ever dream of.
So now what? What are you going to do? Okay, first you’re going to pay off your kids’ mortgage, or your Dad’s or Mom’s or sister’s mortgage, or your brother, who’s renting. You’ll buy him a house on the beach like he always wanted. Pay the entire thing off with cash. And that car, the Lamborghini with the gull wings. That’ll turn some heads. Your neighbor, the one you can’t stand, you’ll pay off her mortgage too, just to mess with her mind.
Okay, that’s done. Now, travel. Go everywhere you wanted to go, places you never dreamed of. Some small island in the Pacific. Wait a minute: You could just buy an island. You’ve got enough money to figure it out.
Slow down, you’ve got the rest of your life to be rich. Everything looks different. Everything is free. I mean, everything. Anything you want is yours. It’s exhilarating but a little odd. Because everything you wanted is now yours for the taking. And now you start to question, what do I want? Do I really like cars that much?