20 Sep 2 new stories – Women’s happiness and happiness leads to success
According to the General Social Survey, which has tracked Americans_ã_ mood since 1972, and five other major studies around the world, women are getting gloomier and men are getting happier.
Before the _ã_70s, there was a gender gap in America in which women felt greater well-being. Now there_ã_s a gender gap in which men feel better about their lives.
As Arianna Huffington points out in a blog post headlined _ã–The Sad, Shocking Truth About How Women Are Feeling_ã: _ã–It doesn_ã_t matter what their marital status is, how much money they make, whether or not they have children, their ethnic background, or the country they live in. Women around the world are in a funk._ã
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Rising national wealth does not necessarily make people more satisfied with their lot, so economists and politicians are looking beyond growth to questions of well-being
To read more about how happiness is the secret to success – click here