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Adapted from Review of research challenges assumption that success makes people happy.
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Why you should quit chasing happiness and pursue meaning instead
May 17, 2017, Today
How your neighbor’s income might affect your happiness
May 11, 2017, The Guardian
How a wellness coach changes your mind
May 4, 2017, CNN
Why do we feel so lonely?
April 30, 2017, USA TODAY
New study links emotional feeding in children to emotional eating later in life
April 26, 2017, ABC News