Contributed by Denise Daub
The U.S. Ranks 13th In Happiness. Here’s How We Get To No. 1.
by – Editor at The Huffington Post
If you’re happy and you know it, the United Nations knows why.
Ahead of the International Day of Happiness on March 20, the U.N. just published its 2016 World Happiness Report, complete with insights into how the most cheerful countries got that way.
Of the 157 countries listed in the report, the U.S. ranks 13th — with a score of 7.104 on a 10-point scale. By comparison, the happiest country, Denmark, scored a 7.526, and the least happy country, Burundi, scored a 2.905.
That means Americans are not exactly unhappy, but there’s room for improvement. Here’s what the 12 happier countries are doing that we can do, too.