Patriotism and personal satisfaction are linked – especially if you're poor.
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We keep busy because we dread idleness. But we are reluctant to work without reason, a study suggests.
Older people in their mid to late 50s are generally happier, and experience less stress and worry than young adults in their 20s, a new study finds
Getting older is not all bad for many people. Mounting evidence suggests aging may be a key to happiness.
People become less happy with their material purchases over time, and happier with experience-related ones, a new study says.
The 2009 list for happiest states shows the Midwest and West scored high on well-being while some other areas did not.