According to their breakdowns, women are happier than men, coming in at 33 to their 29. People whose annual income is between $50,000 and $74,999 are happier than people who earn between $75,000 and $99,999 (32 vs. 30). And people with a college degree are happier (33) than those without (30). The South is the happiest region (32), 65+ is the happiest age group (a whopping 37) and married people are happier (34) than unmarried (28). Having a child under the age of 18 in one's household makes no difference at all. People who are registered to vote are happier than average (32), and so are people who live in the suburbs (also 32). Time
Chances are if you landed here you are looking to be happier.
You have come to the right place!
Hi! My name is Joe Follette, Jr. and I'm a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Read more about me here.
My clients have experienced a great amount of success in treatment for a wide range of issues dragging down their happiness including anxiety, depression, addictions, grief, sexuality, marriage, parenting, anger, ADHD, family problems, codependency, etc. I especially specialize in helping couples work their way back from affairs and other devastating addictions that would destroy the marriage without professional intervention.
In addition to providing one-on-one, couple, family and group therapy, I offer various resources to help people get happy and stay happy individually and in their relationships.
You know its time for professional counseling when you have tried everything else and you simply need the personal touch. But there are a lot of things you can do yourself for free to get where you want to be.
Happiness is not as evasive as it seems. There are some general principles practiced by happy people that unhappy people don't practice. Don't give up on your happiness. Just a few simple changes have helped thousands find happiness. You may be able to make these changes on your own without therapy. You can be happy if you stop doing these things:
- Expecting the worse
- Expecting too much
- Giving too little
- Failing to plan
Need some help finding happiness. I'm here to help! Schedule a one-on-one with me by calling (256) 850-4426. But you can get started now. Take the Happiness Quiz to see how happy you are. If you are not ready for therapy you can take one of my courses.