Having Lots to Do and Lots of Time To Do It Makes Us Happy (Scientific American)

It’s a commonly held notion that because we’re dashing through our lives while constantly plugged in to mobile phones, tablets and other technologies, we’re an unhappy lot. But Scientific American says that some recent surveys indicate that the happiest people are those who say they don’t have much excess time — but who also don’t feel rushed. “They not only seem happier by ignoring the ‘rat race’ and subscribing to a philosophy of ‘Don’t hurry, be happy,’ but by organizing their lifestyles to minimize spells of boredom and lack of focus as well,” SA reports.

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