According to data from the General Social Survey, Americans are becoming less happy. On a scale of 1 to 3, 1 being “not too happy” and 3 being “very happy” Americans are currently around a 2.18 which is lower than the peak in 1993 of 2.25. This is due to the number of people saying they are “not too happy” which has increased 50% since 1990. There are a number of things that are contributing to the lack of happiness in the United States. Before doing any research, I would guess that some of the greatest causes for this would be things such as excessive social media use, stress relating to work / money issues, spending…