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Feeling Anxious? Maybe the Pressure to Be Happy Is Partly to Blame

Can the deliberate pursuit of happiness backfire?

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The pandemic seems to have made a lot of people more anxious than they were before. But even before so many things went haywire, the United States never did rank among the happiest nations. A book that was published before the pandemic argues that experiences of anxiety…




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Bella DePaulo

Bella DePaulo

“America’s foremost thinker and writer on the single experience,” according to the Atlantic. Author of “Singled Out.” Harvard PhD

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