INFOGRAPHIC: The secret to happiness

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  • Women, including single, married, and widowed women, are generally happier than men.

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  • According to scientists, three conditions contribute to happiness:

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  • How do we make sure more people can earn their success? The free enterprise system.

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How happy are you? Very happy? Somewhat happy? After 40 years of research, social scientists have attributed happiness to 3 major sources: genes, events, and values. Armed with this knowledge and a few simple rules, we can improve our lives and the lives of those around us. We can even construct a system that fulfills our founders' promises and empowers all Americans to pursue happiness.

 

 

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