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Live a Meaningful, Not Happy, Life

Nicole Cardoza

In asking 400 Americans whether they thought their lives were meaningful and/or happy, researchers behind the study have found places where meaning and happiness overlap as well as places where they diverge. "Leading a happy life, the psychologists found, is associated with being a 'taker' while leading a meaningful life corresponds with being a 'giver.'"

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  • jennifer prod

    interesting. i would have thought that leading a happy life is connected with being a giver... not the other way around :)