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Make Someone Happy

26 Dec

My Favorite ThingsSure, gifts are nice and all, but how do you really make someone happy?

The GNH formula is a great place to start. That’sΒ “gross national happiness,” as developed by Bhutan King Jigme Singye Wangchuck backΒ in the ’70s.

It’s rather fascinating (see the video below, if you want to know more), but the gist is that:

More money does not equal more happiness. Social, environmental, and economic wellbeing do.

So, how do you do you go about this realistically in your everyday life?Β Bhutan Prime Minister Jigme Thin explains it like this: Continue reading