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Touch also increases levels of serotonin, dopamine, and oxytocin—the hormones related to happiness.
We hope you’ve been enjoying our wedding gift, the espresso machine, and we wish you many years of happiness together.
Researchers have argued for decades about whether certain facial expressions have evolved to express specific emotions, such as happiness, anger and disgust, regardless of one’s culture.
It’s spawned so many other indexes of human well-being — the index of social progress, people talking about gross national happiness.
This transition makes even more sense when coupled with the idea of deviating from using GDP as a measure of societal growth, and instead adopting a well-being index based on universal human values like health, community, happiness, and peace.
By the way, happiness does start to decline when you’re older.
The effects on happiness — the curves are very interesting on those.
According to the utilitarian, you cannot prefer your own or your son’s happiness over that of a stranger.
Norway, like the other Scandinavian countries, ranks among the world’s best in equality and — probably not coincidentally — in happiness.
Sometimes it amazes me that we do even as well as we do, that we can do even better than chance, for example, at predicting violence or predicting work performance or predicting happiness or longevity, given all the moving parts.

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