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7 Simple Ways To Boost Happiness At Work

How happy are your employees? Does it really matter? The answer is contained in the UN’s World Happiness report 2013,... The post 7 Simple Ways To Boost Happiness At Work appeared first on Lifehack.

The Death of Civilization

Here’s how they die, at least in the modern, internet era:  pitching romantic vacations in the hopes that someone might wind up pregnant: Denmark has a lot of things going for it. Last year, the UN’s World Happiness Report crowned it the globe’s happiest country, citing the nation’s commitment to maternity leave, gender equality, biking, […]

Researchers Call for Happiness-Based Policies

The World Happiness Report, which was inspired by a UN resolution in 2011 to encourage countries to use happiness in future policy making, is out and reveals some interesting truths about the world's population, what is important to us, what isn't and what will make for a richer world. Show More Summary

A map of the world's happiest (and least happiest) countries

last yearGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The UN-sponsored World Happiness Report 2013 has just been released — a project that determined a country's level of happiness by using a number of social and economic indicators taken from 2010 to 2012. This map provides a quick overview of the results. Read more...

NextDraft: The World’s Happiest Countries and Other Fascinating News on the Web

last yearNews : NewsFeed

Happy Countries According to The World Happiness Report, Earthlings are a half a percent happier than we were a few years ago. And where on Earth are people the happiest? The top five countries are Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Sweden. Show More Summary

Incredibly, Global Happiness Is on the Rise

last yearNews : Truthdig

Despite the economic crisis, it seems that people’s contentment is increasing. The United Nations’ 2013 World Happiness Report provides evidence that the past five years have seen a marked improvement in international well-being, a measure that is becoming increasingly significant to policymaking, or at least the organization would hope so. Show More Summary

A fascinating map of the world’s happiest and least happy countries

last yearNews : BlogPost

Denmark, Norway, Switzerland and the Netherlands are the happiest countries in the world, according to the U.N.-sponsored “World Happiness Report” released Monday by Columbia University’s Earth Institute. The report infers happiness using a number of social and economic metrics, measured … Continue reading ?

What the US Can Learn from Denmark about Happiness!

The new results are in. The US, for all its riches, stands just 17th in the new world happiness rankings released today in the World Happiness Report 2013. Denmark tops the world tables. Indeed, there is something good going on in the northern latitudes. Show More Summary

World Happiness Report 2013 Ranks Happiest Countries Around Globe

The happiest people in the world apparently reside in northern Europe, according to a 156-nation survey published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Released Monday, the 2013 World Happiness Report ranks the happiest countries around the globe, with Denmark, Norway and Switzerland leading the pack. Show More Summary

Russia Climbs 8 Spots in World Happiness Report, Ranks 68th of 156

Russia has become a relatively happier country, but it still ranks below its autocratic neighbor Belarus, according to a UN-sponsored study released by Columbia University on Monday.

Should happiness be a key measure and target of development?

The second World Happiness Report further strengthens the case that well-being is a critical component of economic and social development. The report describes how measurements of well-being can be used effectively to assess the progress of nations.

Northern Europeans Are World’s Happiest People Says 2013 Report

last yearHealth : Healthland

Northern Europe boasts the world’s happiest people while Egypt and nations suffering in the Eurozone crisis are markedly glee-free, according to a new study released Monday. The 2013 World Happiness Report surveyed 156 countries and determined that Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Sweden are the world’s happiest nations. Show More Summary

Report calls on policy makers to make happiness a key measure and target of development

As heads of state get ready for the United Nations General Assembly in two weeks, the second World Happiness Report further strengthens the case that well-being is a critical component of economic and social development. The report is...Show More Summary

John Helliwell: Celebrating the First World Happiness Day

March 20 was chosen by the United Nations, in June of 2012, not long after the first World Happiness Report was released, to be International Day of Happiness.

Does economic growth make us happy?

The first World Happiness Report shows us that, although economic growth can’t make us happy on its own, it does help a bit. Does economic growth make us happy? is a post from: OurWorld 2.0

UN Issues World Happiness Report

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Shocker! The world's happiest nations tend to be the most socialist. Who'd think that providing your citizens with health care and adequate housing would make them happy?

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

3 years agoNews : Huffington Post

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.

The Happiest Places on Earth

3 years agoNews : Reason

Earlier this month, the Earth Institute at Columbia University issued the first United Nations' World Happiness Report. As the press release accompanying the report notes. The happiest countries in the world are all in Northern Europe (Denmark, Norway, Finland, Netherlands). Show More Summary

World Happiness report

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China's internet censors not happy about UN's World Happiness Report

3 years agoOdd : Boing Boing

The United Nation’s recently-released World Happiness Report (PDF) listed China as the 112th happiest country out of 156 countries. A number of China-based news websites re-posted the report, the first of which was Xinhua.net. The Ministry of Truth was not happy: publishing the report, or any references to it, is now banned in China. More: China Digital [...]

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