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By Gabrielle Frank

As rates of depression and anxiety keep rising in America, TODAY will be spotlighting the ways people can intentionally create more happiness in their lives.

The pursuit of happiness is strong, but many of us struggle with overscheduled lives and the feeling that we're missing out or under too much pressure to be blissful every day.

We want to know what makes you happiest and the things that are getting in your way of a happier life.

Take our poll and we'll share the results — along with simple ways to reach your happiness goals — in an upcoming series, featuring researcher Shawn Achor, author of "The Happiness Advantage".