Secrets Of America’s Happiest People Revealed

  • The share of people who say they’re ‘very happy’ has tanked this past decade to just 12 percent of the population.
  • But there are some trends among those cheeriest 40 million Americans from which the rest of the nation can learn.
  • They tend to be older women who believe in God. They also value marriage, community, and close personal ties.
  • That’s the finding of a new Wall Street Journal-NORC poll, which follows other research that show.