The term “midlife crisis” often makes us think of increasing unhappiness with our lives as we get older. However, when Canadian psychologist Elliot Jaques coined the term, he was simply referring to the time in our lives when we begin thinking more about our mortality.
A recent study actually reported that our happiness in life doesn’t stall at any point, but it consistently rises throughout the years. These findings, though, are in conflict with another. A larger study of some 50,000 people in various countries suggested that happiness does bottom out during the early 40s and then begin to rise again.
What is the conclusion?
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