Posts Tagged ‘ Gross National Happiness ’

A Week of Happiness: Prioritizing Well-being for Our World

Apr 17th, 2013 | By
Happiness is...Rio's Carnival (photo credit: brasilll.com)

By Suzanne York, www.howmany.org As you recover from the stress of filing taxes, you can take some relief and pleasure in this being Sustainable Happiness Week.  It kicked off on April 13th, and runs through April 20th. Where is it easiest to feel happy?  Check out this infographic from Sustainable Cities Collective to see the
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Words Never Heard from Obama or Romney: “Let’s Rethink Economic Growth”

Nov 7th, 2012 | By
Happiness

By Suzanne York, www.howmany.org In the debates and discussions leading up to the 2012 presidential election, there was not a hint that either political party was willing to question and reassess our dependence on endless economic growth in a world of finite resources. That is anathema to our political world. Our economy is measured and
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Is the World Ready for Gross National Happiness?

Apr 9th, 2012 | By
Photo: Terry Feuerborn, http://www.flickr.com/people/travfotos/

By Suzanne York, HowMany.org, April 9, 2012 Happiness is back in the news, at least at the United Nations. If you paid close attention, you were reminded that the UN unanimously adopted a resolution last year based on the concept of Gross National Happiness. Officially called UN Resolution 65/309, “Happiness: towards a holistic approach to
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