"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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Even locks won't stop the most ambitious thieves, Patrick Symmes warns: "If they can't steal your whole bike, they'll steal the wheels. If they can't steal the wheels, they take the seat." iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Seeking Revenge In The 'Underworld' Of Stolen Bikes

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