Can I be too happy?

People who are overly happy are content with their circumstances. The drawback? They don't have that push from dissatisfaction that drives us toward change. One psychological survey found that people who reported being "moderately happy" instead of "very happy" were wealthier and better educated. Another study found that the most optimistic people overspend because they bank on a sunny future.

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