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Happiness does not just happen; it is created. Research shows that 50% of your happiness equation (the likelihood of being happy) is genetic. The other 50% comes from your ability and willingness to create happiness. Unlike some that believe that satisfaction with life comes from the events that happen to you, Matt believes that you have to create optimism and happiness. His advice: Become a force in your own life to be happier and while you are at it, try to lift those around you to be a little happier. CLICK HERE to hear more about creating happiness. (Depending on the speed of your internet connection, this could take a few minutes to download the audio.)