To break this paradox, economists say we must measure and manage happiness and well-being.
A pretty good reason to embrace growing older.
“Costa Rica tells us that there is something beyond money that is important.”
“If I ever have a customer that doesn’t have a smile, I like to give them one of mine,” says Alice Pirnie, who has worked at the chain for 26 years.
Countries that top the annual Happiness Index also see high depression rates.
The American dream was supposed to bring me happiness, but I realized I had been betrayed.
GDP is not a synonym for progress. Just look at the blistering inequality around the world.
'Ikigai' is the Japanese word for finding what fulfils you
"Ministries of happiness can work in societies where people don't have to worry about fuel shortages or erratic electricity supply."
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Social science points to a few ways that people find lasting, deep satisfaction. None of them require a trip to the mall.
It's not wealth, fame, material goods or travel. Can you guess what Harvard scientists have proven to be the key to happiness?
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