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The Question of Happiness

[NOTE: This article was originally posted December 2010]

What a great time of year to think about happiness.  We can think about our own happiness, we can think about others’ happiness, but happiness is really nonexistent if not for research design.   A short look around the Web will prove the point that there are as many ways to think about the happiness question as there are positive psychologists, health providers, and a variety of researchers interested in our well-being.  Here are just a few examples: Read Full Text