FEATURE15 August 2016

Building blocks of happiness

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UK — It’s easy to assume life was simpler, and happier, for the younger generation in the pre-internet good old days, but a research project by 2CV, among 16- to 18-year-olds, points to a generally happy generation.

The popular image of teenagers is of moody, uncommunicative, introspective individuals enduring a rollercoaster of emotions. But as anyone who spends any time with young people will know, this is not the whole story. 

How happy they are, however, ...