How happiness is challenging GDP as the measure of a country’s health

20 March marks International Day of Happiness, but income does not necessarily lead to contentment says Professor Paul Anand of The Open University.

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Happiness is contagious — Tom Woodward under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

In both the US and UK, the ability to have your rubbish cleared away is an important determinant of happiness.

Happiness is complicated

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When pursuing happiness, experiences are worth more than possessions —
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Research suggests the people of Finland are the happiest — Mariano Mantel under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

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