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Can Money Buy Happiness?

Maybe more cash does make people happier. Especially salient are analyses done by University of Pennsylvania economists Daniel Sacks, Betsey Stevenson, and Justin Wolfers. In their updated 2010 study, “Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth,” the three compare subjective well-being survey data from 140 countries with those countries' income and economic growth rates. The researchers find that within individual countries richer people are happier than poorer; people in richer countries are happier than people in poorer countries; and over time increased economic growth leads to increased happiness. “These results together suggest that measured subjective well-being grows hand in hand with material living standards,” they conclude..

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    Feb 19 2013: True happiness comes from the natural joy that is in all people at birth. As we face more unhappy events, that natural joy diminishes. The negative we face, blinds us to our true joyfull, loving nature and our mind becomes filled with confusion. We can re-find our inner joy by getting free if the past infuences, which is done by focusing on the present, existing as a part of the One Life, rather than all of a temporary self. Peace is now. Love is now. Joy is now.
    An enlightened person, aware of their essence is consciuos present time Being can only be peaceful, loving and Joyful
    • Feb 25 2013: Hi David Hubbard,I agree what u said.Being the things we have now,that's the most important:).
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        Feb 25 2013: "Being the things we have now"

        Is it!...?..
        • Feb 25 2013: yes,and stay in being to enjoy life now.recommend a spiritual book to u:the power of now.wish u like it.:)
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      Feb 25 2013: "True happiness comes from the natural joy that is in all people at birth"

      How?..

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