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Chris’ List: Your Age & Your Happiness

We all know the saying: “age is but a number.” According to a new study out of the London School …
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We all know the saying: “age is but a number.” According to a new study out of the London School of Economics, age could also play a role in how happy you are.

  • We are at our happiest at ages 23 and 69
  • 20-somethings overestimate their future happiness by 10%
  • Happiness dips down to its lowest points in our mid-50′s
  • 68-year-olds underestimate their future happiness by 4.5%
  • The author of the study says the roller coaster of happiness is driven by unmet aspirations felt in midlife, but abandoned later on