Tue, 27 July 2021
What are the measures of human satisfaction and discontent? The pandemic helped the Gallup Organization expand its happiness horizon. Gallup Global Managing Partner Jon Clifton on how polling also unveiled a secret sign of sadness ... people smiled and laughed less in 2020, and their levels of perceived stress jumped dramatically. But the real headline may be that the bad year of 2020 only slightly exaggerated 10-year trends in growing unhappiness and sliding personal satisfaction.