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Old 08-25-2011, 07:29 AM
 
Location: Los Altos Hills, CA
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California has the highest score of any state with more than 10 Million people. Must be the sunshine and healthy living.

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The Well-Being Index score for the nation and for each state is an average of six sub-indexes, which individually examine life evaluation, emotional health, work environment, physical health, healthy behaviors, and access to basic necessities. The January through June 2011 aggregate includes more than 177,000 interviews conducted among national adults, aged 18 and older...

Hawaii Continues to Lead in Wellbeing; North Dakota Second
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Old 08-25-2011, 10:15 AM
 
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OOOOOOHHHH AAHHHHHH!

It also scored and couple of places higher than.................. *drum roll*



YES Sports Fans! Texas.


LOL
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Old 08-25-2011, 11:07 AM
 
Location: Los Altos Hills, CA
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OOOOOOHHHH AAHHHHHH!

It also scored and couple of places higher than.................. *drum roll*



YES Sports Fans! Texas.


LOL

Really? I hadnt noticed

LOL

That's actually not a surprise all things considered.
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:40 PM
 
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To be honest I am happier here than when I lived up in Washington

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California has the highest score of any state with more than 10 Million people. Must be the sunshine and healthy living.
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:58 PM
 
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OOOOOOHHHH AAHHHHHH!

It also scored and couple of places higher than.................. *drum roll*



YES Sports Fans! Texas.
Really?? But Texas is cheaper though!
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Old 08-26-2011, 11:33 PM
 
Location: Los Altos Hills, CA
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To be honest I am happier here than when I lived up in Washington
Well, my comment was about states with 10 Million+ residents of which Washington is not.

And I think Washington scored higher than CA anyway.
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Old 08-28-2011, 10:11 PM
 
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Even though Washington scored higher,I still would rather live in CA....I dread to think what my life would be like today if I remained up there

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And I think Washington scored higher than CA anyway.
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Old 08-28-2011, 10:33 PM
 
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As one who lives in four states (Washington, California, Hawaii, and Confusion), I hold all have their times and place in top ranking ... I could throw in a few more from my past as well, such as Maine in the late summer and fall ... Texas? Not so much. (Couldn't resist given the recent fancy for Texas bashing on this forum ... sorry.) Trick is to keep moving around
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Old 08-29-2011, 08:26 PM
 
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Another subjective Gallup poll, if well being is based on nice weather, beaches and culture then many of the top 20 are in the none of the above category. North Dakota and Nebraska?
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Old 08-29-2011, 09:17 PM
 
Location: Conejo Valley, CA
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Its to believe that a state with the second highest level of unemployment has a high "well being" score....obviously there is something a little off with the measure.
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