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Happiness Index

Should Happiness, More Than GDP, Define A Nation's Success?

CNN Money | Jeanne Sahadi | Posted 07.01.2014 | World

The drafters of the Declaration of Independence didn't really define "Happiness" when they cited the pursuit of it as an inalienable right. But in ...

How The UAE Is Mastering Happiness

The National | Daniel Bardsley | Posted 06.09.2014 | World

What is happiness and how do we become happy? This is the type of question, seemingly impossible to answer, that has engaged thinkers from at least...

The World's Top 10 Happiest Countries

CNN | Ivana Kottasova and Irene Chapple | Posted 05.07.2014 | World

Australia has been revealed as the world's happiest industrialized nation, taking the title for the fourth year running. The so-called "lucky count...

The Changing Landscape Of American Happiness

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living

The U.S. economy may be recovering, but Americans aren't getting any happier: Only one in three Americans say they're very happy, according to a recen...

Are You Happy? Surprising Number Of Americans Say No

Posted 05.30.2013 | Black Voices

Sometimes, a simple reminder that you're in control will do, but according to a recent survey from Harris Poll, happiness is based on more than just m...

Finding A Happy Place With The Help Of Statistics (PHOTOS)

Black Tomato | Posted 06.22.2012 | Home
Black Tomato

The UN has recently released their World Happiness Report 2012, with Nordic inhabitants coming out on top: Denmark, Finland and Norway took the top three spots.

Former Prime Minister Of Thailand Talks 'Gross National Happiness'

Posted 08.29.2011 | Impact

When measuring the success of a country, many look to measure its GDP. What economics don't reveal, though, is where the country stands on a happiness...

Which Countries Speak The Best English? (PHOTOS)

Ming Chen | Posted 06.21.2011 | Books
Ming Chen

In the same vein as the Happiness Index or the Big Mac Index, the EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI) takes into account English skills around the world, ranking 44 countries. The following slideshow highlights the index's most interesting findings.

Gross National Happiness: The Key To A More Inspired Future?

Shelley A. Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shelley A. Lewis

Isn't now a good and appropriate time to advocate a different type of framework for living, a new prosperity, one that is simply more evolved in its vision and can lead to a greater sense of subjective well-being?

Facebook's "Gross National Happiness Index" Measures How Happy We Are

Posted 05.26.2011 | Technology

A team of Facebook data scientists are using Facebook -- and the information we share about ourselves on the site-- to create a "Gross National Happin...

The Year of Wanting What We Have

Chip Conley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chip Conley

Three different polls revealed in December say that Americans have made great strides in their happiness. Are we lying to the researchers or are we just high on life?

Happiness Index: Nebraska Takes Top Spot

Mainstreet.com | Stephen Dalton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The folks in Nebraska are happier than you. The state that brought you "Kool-Aid" and "CliffsNotes" and the world's richest person, Warren Buffett ...