Islanders’ reasons to be cheerful
Islanders from the far north and west of Scotland are the happiest people in the country, a new report shows – and the credit has been given to wonderful scenery and a slower pace of life.
Data from the Office for National Statistics reveals that residents of Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles have the highest levels of life satisfaction, self-worth and happiness for the second year running.
Locals in the isles also reported very low levels of anxiety, coming second only to Dumfries and Galloway.
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