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The Age(s) of Happiness

Get this: Happiness among human beings peaks at age 23, tanks at 55, then peaks again at 69.
So says a study by the Center for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, as reported by the U.K.’s Daily Mail newspaper.
The findings make sense to me.
At 23, you are brimming with life. You are confident your future includes great riches and fame, a lovely wife and a perfect family and home.
As you move along, though, it doesn’t take long for the disappointments to begin piling up. The study concludes that most 23-year-olds overestimate ...

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