One of modern society’s firmest convictions is that money does, indeed, buy happiness — period, end of discussion.

In her book, "Navigating the Dark Side of Wealth: A Life Guide for Inheritors" and in her speaking Thayer Cheatham Willis takes this popular assumption to task, casting a revealing light on the sobering reality that financial wealth can, in fact, possibly be detrimental to one's mental, moral, psychological, and emotional well-being.

More importantly, she details the essential attitudes and behaviors each of us needs to navigate these challenges well and find true happiness.