Well, according to one Top Ten list, God is #1 and Happiness is way down there at #8. It is clear, then, that happiness is a fuzzy term dependent of who is asking and, more so, who is responding.
Happiness evokes feeling good and results in a better attitude and longevity. Plus, happy people are luckier. Happiness is life in Purgatory. Heaven? There must be a lot happiness there, too.
- New Zealand
- Costa Rica
- good governance
- healthy life expectancy
- trust (lack of corruption in business and government)