Happiness report … USA: 14th … I’m wondering about this is a repot after the Nov. 8, 2016 effects!
(Cover photo: Tromso, Norway)
Every year, the United Nations issues a World Happiness Report, which ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels. Who knew? The star of the show is the Top Ten list … and no, the U.S. is not on that list. We did, however, rank 14th, which I found quite surprising, as I would have put us at somewhere around 114 out of 155. A few things are quite interesting about this report. First is what the report deems to be the things important to a nation’s happiness: longer healthy years of life, more social support, trust in government, higher GDP per capita, and generosity. Now you see why the U.S. is not in the Top Ten, right?
Another interesting thing … at least to this writer who is NOT a huge fan of cold weather … is that the vast majority of…
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