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5:1 — Odds are you’ll feel better after doing this today

Did you know that there’s a happiness ratio? It’s 5:1. Researchers studying married couples in the 1970s concluded there is a key difference between happy and unhappy couples: When in conflict, for every negative interaction, happy couples have at least five positive interactions. Five positive interactions to one negative interaction. That’s the 5:1 happiness ratio. […]