Gross Domestic Happiness: What Is the Relationship between Money and Well-being?
Most of us have seen the bumper sticker: “Anyone who says money can’t buy happiness just doesn’t know where to shop.” It’s an amusing sentiment, but it provokes an important question: What exactly is the relationship between money and happiness?
Do not exclude wealth from the happiness equation
Latin countries have a working day with a siesta for lunches ... Economists want to measure this. Happiness is of course subjective, and hard to measure. But pollsters have asked questions about it for decades now, while economists interpret the data.
What is Pura Vida? Where Minimalism Meets Happiness
or “Como estas?” But what is it exactly that makes life in Costa Rica so Pura Vida? It’s as straightforward as the expression itself: Costa Rica is where minimalism meets happiness. For those raised in North America or Europe, minimalism is an ...
What in the world is going on with our burger chains?
Happy, the McDonald’s Happy Meal Box Who Came To Life Because You Didn’t Clean Your Room Last Night, was first introduced in France in 2009 before making its (his?) way across Europe and into Latin America ... what is going on with Wendy’s these ...
Why Latin Americans top the happiness rankings
This month an index of global happiness was released, and the results showed that many countries in Latin America were the world’s happiest. Panama, Paraguay, El Salvador, Venezuela, Guatemala, Ecuador, and Costa Rica were all at the top of the survey.