Tag: Bhutan

  • The Happiness Tipping Point

    The Happiness Tipping Point

    “I think it’s here,” Prof. Martin Seligman said as he made a blue dot only millimeters to the left of the tipping point on the diffusion of innovations graph I had sketched in my Moleskine notebook. Martin Seligman, the “father of positive psychology,” had just lectured on Well-being at Work to over 500 business professionals […]

  • Achieving Happiness In A Globalized World

    Achieving Happiness In A Globalized World

    Before trying to reach happiness, we need to measure it. That’s why in July 2011, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution inviting member countries to measure the happiness of their people and to use the World Happiness Report to help guide their public. Bhutan was the first and so far only country to have […]

  • Bhutan Dynasty Of Happiness

    Bhutan Dynasty Of Happiness

    His Majesty, Jigme Singye Wangchuckthe, the 4th King of Bhutan was just a teenager when he took the throne. He changed history by imagining that Bhutan’s should pursue the path to Gross National Happiness, not a high GDP. The idea of Gross National Happiness (GNH) took modern shape in the 1970s under His Majesty the […]