Stats And Happiness In England

For whatever reason I was looking at Rightmove’s annual happiness index related to where you live in the UK. First off a huge “What the actual ***” moment for Luton, a down-at-heal town forever rubbished, scorned, derided and snubbed ,multi-time winner of Britain’s Crappiest town seems to score highly on overall happiness despite how many…

The Paradox Of Happiness

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The benign Pez vibe and happy checkouts

Pez was everywhere when I was very small. These days the only place I see the stylised sweet dispenser is at the checkout of our local Iceland store (yes I shop at Iceland. Judge me not). By the way the checkout staff always seem to be having a laugh. That’s some going for a job…

GLOBAL COMMUTING & HAPPINESS

I watched an interesting prog on the box last night about the new and growing breed of commuters who live in France but commute to the UK to work each day enabling a unique lifestyle that combines the quality of life of France whilst retaining their workspace in an English speaking environment. in some cases…

GROSS DOMESTIC HAPPINESS

I remember reading some time agao that in the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan the government puts happiness at the heart of its policies.So not only does Gross domestic product(GDP) matter but Gross National Happiness(GNH) is high on the political agenda. In implementing this policy of happiness the capital, Thimpu, has a remarkable lack of…