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are you happy today?

May 5, 2008

or do you ever ask? probably asking that too much could have opposite effect.

it’s monday, hopefully get through it happily or painlessly…

i came across an article… called “the happiest places on earth”. actually, the headline on the front page of yahoo! caught my eyes when i was about to click away. it’s really a stunning title or the sort, but it’s rare coz most news on the headline are about the unhappy stuff… so it’s nice to see something different or something rather positive once in a while.

i guess it isn’t a surprise, but the sunny california, florida, or hawaii or some other nice weather or wealthy countries/cities didn’t take the crown. most of the happy places are in europe or asia pacific except Canada and Mexico made the list. but europe has both the happiest and probably not less happy people after all.

“Switzerland’s citizens closely trail the Danish, each reporting an average happiness level of 8.1 (out of 10), followed by Iceland (7.8), Finland (7.7), Australia (7.7) and Sweden (7.7), all the way down to grim Moldova (3.5).”

europe is indeed a nice place… although each country is so close to each other, they manage to maintain their differences in culture and landscape.

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