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Happiness is a combination of how you feel about your life overall, and how you feel day-to-day. (Photo: Hitchster/Flickr)

The Ultimate Infographic Guide to Happiness

The key to contentment lies in these cute drawings.


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Books, movies, friends and family, wise strangers on the street. Everyone has an opinion on what happiness means and how to achieve it. Our friends at Happify, a website and app that helps people build skills for happiness through science-based activities and games, offer their two cents.

More happiness strategies, tested by Outside editors:

We Hugged More People
We Took Zumba Classes
We Discovered Microadventures
We Chased After Flow State
We Got Radically Honest on Facebook

Lead Photo: Hitchster/Flickr

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