Yesterday not only was the first day of spring; it also was International Day of Happiness! People all over the world were invited to share what makes them happy.
In 2012, at a high-level United Nations meeting titled, "Happiness and Wellbeing: Defining a New Economic Paradigm,” U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon suggested that the world seems to value gross national product as a measure of success more than it values gross national happiness. He stated that the world “…needs a new economic paradigm that recognizes the parity between the three pillars of sustainable development. Social, economic and environmental wellbeing are indivisible. Together they define gross global happiness.” Read more.