Despite the anxieties of these times, happiness has been on the rise around the world in recent years, a new survey finds.The United States ranks 16th.
Previous research has found that happiness is partly inherited and that money doesn't buy much of it.
and here's the juicy part:
A survey released last week found one reason America doesn't top the list: Baby Boomers are generally miserable compared to other generations. Further, a released by the in April found that 81 percent of Americans say they believe the country is on the "wrong track." The response is the most negative in the 25 years pollsters have asked the question.
Yup, the boomers, the generation that had everything handed to them, who've lived in the most prosperous times of the most prosperous country. America's whiny-assed generation. go figure.