Simon Bisson (sbisson) wrote,
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Today is the happiest day of the year...

...at least according to research...
The study suggested the warm weather, outdoor activities, and time spent with friends and relatives were the vital ingredients for a happy life.

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The equation was broken into six variables: being outdoors, nature, social interaction, positive memories from childhood summers, temperature and holidays and looking forward to time off.

Add to that the "thank goodness it's Friday" feeling as the weekend beckons and the ingredients add up to the happiest day of the year.
Of course, it's also interesting to note that the research was sponsored by an ice cream company, and its publication is in the tradition of lazy PR-pushed survey-led journalism...

Actually, today is a pretty good day. My voice is starting to come back, my tooth is hurting a lot less, and tonight I get to see Thomas Dolby play live for the second time this year...
Tags: happiness, news, surveys, thomas dolby
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