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Happiness is dirt related...
#1
OK bearing in mind the date, this may be a complete wind-up, but.... there is an article in today's Sunday Times that suggests frequent exposure to a bacteria found in dirt makes you happier.


http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_an...596735.ece
With peace and consolation hath dismist, And calm of mind all passion spent...
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#2
Recent research from the University of Leipzig also suggested that exposure to dirt is directly proportional to income in later life.

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#3
Not such a crazy idea after all, making the link between healthy immune system and mental wellbeing. Also the physical fitness gained while digging releases those endorphins ...... I know I feel better when out and about than sat behind a desk.

nil desperandum
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#4
I've been in contact with this bacteria and I still have the rash.
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#5
But you feel good inside? Wink

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