The world is sadder and angrier than ever, major study finds

Iranians mourn after a 2017 earthquake in Kermanshah province. Iran was the fifth most negative country last year, a global survey found.

(CNN)It's not just you; the world really is getting more miserable.

People worldwide are sadder, angrier and more fearful than ever before, according to a major analysis of global well-being.
All three emotions rose to record levels in 2018, for the second consecutive year, in Gallup's annual Global State of Emotions report.
On the bright side, people reported a slight decline in stress, meaning that overall, the world remained exactly as miserable as it was in 2017. Unfortunately, that also was a record year for misery.
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