Study Links Religious Service Attendance to Happiness

New research out of the Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture has found a strong correlation between religion and personal happiness. According to Relevant Magazine, though their survey looked at several factors, the biggest indicator of happiness was regularly going to religious services. The study found that people who attend religious services on a weekly basis are nearly twice as likely to describe themselves as “very happy” as people who never attend. Conversely, those who never worship are twice as likely to say they are “very unhappy” as those who attend services weekly.

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