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"Many of us spend more than half our waking hours at work," writes Buettner. So he recommends you find the right job, limit your workweek to 40 hours, take vacations and go to happy hour for some satisfying socializing.

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How To 'Thrive': Short Commutes, More Happy Hours

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How To 'Thrive': Short Commutes, More Happy Hours

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Author Dan Buettner has traveled the globe visiting "blue zones," where people tend to live longer and lead healthier lives. Cheryl Tiegs/National Geographic Books hide caption

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How To 'Thrive': Dan Buettner's Secrets Of Happiness

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Can 'Blue Zones' Help Turn Back the Biological Clock?

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