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Harvard's landmark 75+ year Grant and Glueck study reveals, "Close relationships, more than money or fame, are what keep people happy throughout their lives...Those ties protect people from life's discontents, help to delay mental and physical decline, and are better predictors of long and happy lives than social class, IQ, or even genes," reports Liz Mineo of The Harvard Gazette.
Robert Waldinger, psychiatrist, Harvard professor, Zen priest and the current director of the Grant and Glueck study, gives a poignant Ted talk on the findings.