As an individual and couples therapist, writer, student of the dynamics of people and creator of LoveAndLifeToolbox.com, I’ve noticed a few things.  One of the things that I’ve sought to understand and guide people towards is the state of happiness.  What makes people happy?  Clearly there isn’t a magic pill or formula but deconstructed happiness is many little bits of experiences, belief systems, genetics, perceptions and more.  Happiness is multi-layered and often NOT what people think.
I have learned over the years via education, experience and work with my therapy clients that the state of happiness is less elusive with the presence of emotional and relationship health.
Happiness is emotional and relationship health.
This has been the tag line on this site for a long time.  And there is some new research from the London School of Economics to back that up when looking at factors that impact well-being, finding that “mental health and having a partner make people happier than doubling their income.”  Here is the BBC article the research is referenced in.
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Good mental health and having a partner make people happier than doubling their income, a new study has found.
The research by the London School of Economics looked at responses from 200,000

Originally published at http://loveandlifetoolbox.com/category/emotional-health-the-toolbox/

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