Happiness Survey with Amy Blankson

A timely new survey shows the importance having additional space when planning a stress-free vacation, and how it can improve happiness. The survey, conducted on behalf of Embassy Suites, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites by Hilton, revealed that, contrary to the “small-space living” trend, Americans agree that having more space gives them a positive boost in all aspects of life.

One of the nation’s top ‘happiness experts, Amy Blankson, the author of THE FUTURE OF HAPPINESS: Modern Strategies for Balancing Productivity and Well-Being in the Digital Era, analyzes the results of the happiness survey.

The new survey also shows the best ways to relieve the stress of travel and what people consider most important when traveling for business and pleasure.

Space is Good for Business: 89% believe changing work environment gives them a boost
Space is Good for Parenting: 71% of parents admit to doing whatever it takes to get alone time
Space is Good for Travel: 70% of travelers feel stressed when there isn’t enough space to keep up with their routine
Space is Good for You: 40% of people feel calmer and 34% of people feel happier with more space