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Can belonging to a group or community make you happier?

This week volunteers for BBC Breakfast have been taking the happiness challenge.

One of the tasks participants were asked was to make a daily effort to be kinder to those around them.

It might sound simplistic, but there is science behind this method.

As David Sillito reports, there's a growing body of opinion that belonging to a group or community is vital to our wellbeing.

  • 26 Jan 2011
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