Happiness and health are interrelated
People who feel healthy, often feel happy as well. Psychological health is related with happiness most strongly. Chronic diseases, too, can affect the experience of happiness. On the other hand, happy people find it easier to keep up a healthy lifestyle. In other words, being happy and being healthy affect each other.
The experience of happiness is part of the quality of life
Quality of life is one of the six dimensions of health by which our well-being is measured. Happiness is part of the quality of life. The Public Health Monitor Utrecht (Volksgezondheidsmonitor Utrecht, VMU), shows how many Utrecht residents feel happy.
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