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Older Is Wiser Is Happier According to Pew – Dave’s Diary

Don’t worry, be happy. Right?  Hakuna Matata!  On the surface, this may seem counter intuitive but according to a Pew Research Center study men are least happy in their 20’s and actually happiest from ages 60 to 69

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Why? Older adults are better able to avoid stressful situations, which could mean they experience less negative emotions. They also appear to spend less time dwelling on the negative aspects of a situation, which leads to a greater feeling of happiness. In other words, like fine wine, we simply mellow as we age.

Too bad we didn’t know in our 20’s what we know now!

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