Are you really at your most miserable at 47.2 years old?

Name: 47.2.

Age: 47.2.

Appearance: Grumpy.

Age is just a number. Yes, in this case the worst number possible.

The worst number for what? For wellbeing. According to a study from the US’s National Bureau of Economic Research, 47.2 is the unhappiest age you can be.

What happens after that? You start to feel a bit better.

You mean people in their 50s are happier than people in their 40s? Yes, and people in their 60s are happier still.

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