Happiness fact 59: happier, less heart disease

"Relationships have stronger associations with happiness than academic achievement, according to a recent study," PsyBlog reports.

"Whilst strong social relationships in childhood and adolescence were associated with happier adults, the associations with academic achievement were much lower." Looking for more evidence that happiness isn't down to fancy degrees.

The lead researcher behind one of the longest-running studies of human flourishing ever (the Grant Study that tracked 268 Harvard grads for more than 75 years), boiled down decades upon decades of data to this conclusion: "Happiness is love. Full stop."

Source: 3 New Scientific Findings About Happiness, Jessica Stillman, inc.com

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