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March 20, 2016

7 Facts You Must Know on International Happiness Day

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Sometimes we become so busy in our lives that we forget to be happy. We focus on things that we do not have and tend to forget moments that make us happy. To remind people that how important happiness is, International Happiness Day was set in action by United Nations
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Sometimes we become so busy in our lives that we forget to be happy. We focus on things that we do not have and tend to forget moments that make us happy. To remind people that how important happiness is, International Happiness Day was set in action by United Nations in 2012. The day is brain child of Bhutan (also the happiest country in Asia).

We bring you 7 facts that will bring a smile on your face on this International Happiness Day!

#1 The term happy has derived from hap (which means good luck) in 14th century.

#2 Harrogate is the happiest place in the UK.

#3 Denmark and Norway are the happiest countries in the world.

#4 The term ‘happy hour’ was coined in 1951 in Los Angeles. Happy Hour refers to the time to buy cheap drinks.

#5 According to a study conducted in 2011, we are happiest when the temperature is 13.9C.

#6 In 1972, Bhutan declared Gross National Product was less important than Gross National Happiness.

#7 The happiest married couples are the ones where the wife is more beautiful than the husband.

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