Money, recognition and what comes along with them are nice, (Hello Prada) but they won’t help you live longer and be happier. It’s having meaningful and safe relationships that cause longer lives and happiness. “…social connections are good for us and loneliness kills” Says Robert Waldinger a Harvard psychiatrist who directs a groundbreaking 75 year study on adult human development and happiness. It’s not whether you are married or how many friends you have but the QUALITY of those relationships that matters he continues to say. They found people that were the most satisfied in their relationships in their 50s were the healthiest in their 80s.