English title: Formula for happiness
Author(s): Anu Realo -
Type: Newspaper/magazine article
Why has happiness research gained so much importance and popularity in recent decades? A simple answer to this question is provided by American psychologists Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ed Diener ja Laura King who demonstrated that happy people have more successful marriages, more friends, better social relations, larger income, they manage better their work tasks, they are more involved in their community and voluntary work, and most importantly, they have better health and they live longer. In present article the sources and positive outcomes of happiness are discussed, based on the recent survey data.
Date: Jun 20, 2008
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