Happiness Paradox: Why Are Americans So Cheery? (Even in a Recession)

Happiness Paradox: Why Are Americans So Cheery? (Even in a Recession)

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woman-smalling-flower.jpgAccording to a Gallup poll that measures happiness through the years, when the markets tanked last fall, happiness did too, but here’s the funny thing: by this past summer, overall well-being was higher than it was in the summer of 2008, before the Apocalypse. In fact, the latest report finds America’s cheeriness at an all-time high.

It seems that many people are finding the upside in the downturn.

(Read more in Time magazine

Photo courtesy of Sun Star; Thanks to Bobbi S. for sending the link!

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