Are you in your Happy Place?

The unfortunate truth is that urban planners aren’t thinking of your happiness when they create places to live. It’s up to us to weigh the positives against the negatives when choosing a place to live and making the most of it when we’re stuck.

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Nature and Nurture: Surrounding Ourselves with Happiness

It’s clear that there’s no one internal or external factor that causes depression. That may be unfortunate to some, but I believe that should give us hope; we’re not completely beholden to our genes or our life experiences.

If environmental and external factors constitute any significant portion of depression (and research seems to tell us they do) then we can focus on manipulating our personal environments to be happier.

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