Statistician Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation’s success by its productivity — instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. He introduces the Happy Planet Index, which tracks national well-being against resource use (because a happy life doesn’t have to cost the earth). Which countries rank highest in the HPI? You might be surprised.
Nic Marks: The Happy Planet Index
2010-10-13T03:35:33-07:00By Sebastian Gendry|
About the Author: Sebastian Gendry
Sebastian Gendry is a change-maker, coach and consultant with a passion for laughter. He has helped thousands of heart-centered and wellness conscious professionals and entrepreneurs ready to step into their full potential re-align with their mojo, magic and a meaningful life, having fun making a difference - because living your purpose is supposed to be fun! Since 2005 he has travelled close to 1 million miles bringing laughter and joy to thousands of people in 18 countries on 6 continents. He is the head of faculty of the Laughter Online University, the world's #1 online platform on laughter medicine, and is the creator of the Laughter Wellness method, a refreshing, reliable and rapid-acting system that combines multiple aspects of mirth, integrative movements, mindfulness, meditation and manifesting tools to improve all aspects of wellness and well-being and up-level your life. He has appeared in 100+ newspapers and magazines and two TEDx talks, as well as major TV shows, including the Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 minutes and ABC Good Morning America. He encapsulates and shares the power of positive and playful energy and creativity. His life mission is to move the world to wellness with the magic of laughter, so that we can live not just in harmony but also in melody.
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