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Human Connection

Illustrated through almost 50 years of research, human connection – relationships with significant others, friendships, and social engagement with peers – is the most reliable, enduring predictor of happiness in life. Those with close bonds are happier, less lonely, and have higher self-esteem. Strong relationships are essential to happiness, as they are critical to well-being.

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Life’s Good: Experience Happiness Program Honored by NAB Leadership Foundation

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Dancing and Sustainable Happiness Go Hand in Hand

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Day of Learning on the International Day of Happiness

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Practice Human Connection

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Brain Benefits of Happiness

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Experience Happiness Summer Toolkit

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The Brain Science Behind the Sustainable Happiness Skills

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Explore Human Connection with Music

When people get together and hear the same music, their brains sync up in rhythmic ways, inducing a shared emotional experience. Our Spotify playlist will help you Experience Happiness anywhere through moments of music and Human Connection.

See the Impact of Human Connection

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Project Happiness Stories from Renaissance Secondary

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Project Happiness Renaissance Secondary with Kim Lavold

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