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Science tells us that genuine human connection is one of the most essential sources of well being and a necessary condition for our overall health.

At Happy, we know that talking it out helps you feel good. In fact, 93% of people who call Happy feel generally better, and 86% of people who call Happy feel 49% less anxious - now that's a lot. Not only does feeling better and less anxious make life easier, but it also effects your physical health, your lifespan, your ability to form wonderful lasting relationships, your ability to cope with stress and your ability to support those around you - check out the research below. 

 
 
 
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Good news! Giving social support to others also contributes to increased physical and mental health, and increased life satisfaction.

Providing Social Support May Be More Beneficial Than Receiving It: Results From a Prospective Study of Mortality

The Effects of Giving on Givers