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TAKE A SHORTCUT TO HAPPINESS

Winning the lotto would make you happy, right? Or what about being given a brand-new car? Turns out, to experience pure happiness, you need more than just material wealth. ‘There are two major dimensions to happiness,’ explains Miriam Akhtar, an expert in positive psychology. ‘Your happiness is a balance between hedonic wellbeing (the pleasure in the moment)

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