Happiness fact 26: 0.7: the correlation between happiness and social connection

Studies from Harvard show that there is actually a correlation between happiness and social connection of 0.7, which is significantly higher than the correlation between smoking and cancer. Social connection can be as predictive of your longevity as high blood pressure, obesity and smoking.

Source: Harvard Study, Shawn Achor Shawn AchorAuthor, "The Happiness Advantage" (2012)

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