Thirty percent (30%) of homeowners say the value of their home is less than what they still own on their mortgage. That’s the lowest level measured since August but consistent with findings since April 2009.
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|Gallup and Healthways have surveyed more than 1 million Americans as part the Well-Being Index, a daily measure of Americans’ health and wellbeing that began in January 2008. The surveys tell a story of economic devastation, increasing health problems, and American resiliency.|
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|Americans’ wellbeing fell for the fourth straight month in September to 66.4, a 2010 low. Fewer Americans evaluated their lives positively, driving the Life Evaluation Index score to its lowest level since August 2009.|
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Needless to say, I’m intrigued by ‘happiness’. Why is it so important, so variable and so transient, yet arguably the most common goal of any person?
Click here for twenty of the world’s ugliest (I use this term to mean ‘unconventional’ or ‘unattractive’ in a normative sense) animals. How did these creatures float to the top of the gene pool as being the ‘fittest’ for their environment?
A democracy depends upon its people to be informed about the issues, willing to seek out answers and participate in the process of government, of elections. According to Rasmussen Reports, 67% say they are better informed than ten years ago.
|American workers with long commutes have lower overall wellbeing and are more likely to report a range of physical and emotional health problems, including back and neck pain, high cholesterol, worry, and fatigue. Obesity is also more common among those with lengthy trips to work.|
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Active duty military personnel have higher wellbeing on average than U.S. workers as a whole, according to a new Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index analysis. Veterans, however, fall far behind U.S. workers overall.
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When Americans are asked to name the nation’s top strengths — those that make them feel most optimistic about the future of the country — they usually cite “the American people” themselves. Poor governance receives the most mentions as the nation’s top weakness.
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A new University of California, San Diego (UCSD) study found that the average U.S. citizen consumes 34 gigabytes of information per day outside of the workplace, and overall U.S. households consumed approximately 3.6 trillion gigabytes of information in 2008.