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The key to happiness might be living within walking distance of a coffee shop & other 3rd spaces

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"Studies have found that living in walkable neighbourhoods, spending less time driving and commuting, and having access to third places like coffee shops and parks are associated with better well-being and social connectedness”


https://www-businessinsider-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.businessinsider.com/loneliness-happiness-cure-coffee-shops-dense-housing-parks-walkable-neighborhoods-2024-2?amp



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IdeaSpies @ 2024.02.06 2:09 PM

Good point Jonathan! I visit my local coffee shop every day. This research has implications for our current housing challenge.

 "If you simply put a bunch of apartment towers together without providing things that density makes possible, such as local amenities, shops, transit, then you're actually not delivering the value of density for wellbeing,"



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