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The happiness data that wrecks a Freudian theory

8 mins | Jul 9, 2022
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We must stop taking exceptions and spinning them into rules. Freud famously believed that people become "wrecked by success," and it's not hard to see why when those who are vocally miserable stand out more than the ones who are content with their lives. However, as Ben Cohen discusses the results of a 5-decade study, it's clear that Freud couldn't be more wrong: health and happiness go hand in hand with success.
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