Written by : Paula Felps 

Happiness Around the World With Helen Russell

This week, you can enjoy a whirlwind trip of happiness around the globe! When journalist Helen Russell moved to Denmark in 2012, she wanted to learn more about why the country ranked so high on the happiness scale. That search led her to write the book, The Year of Living Danishly, and opened the door to studying happiness. With her second book, The Atlas of Happiness: The Global Secrets of How to Be Happy, she looks at happiness practices around the world and makes some interesting discoveries about how we’re different from other countries in our pursuit of happiness—and how we’re the same. She’s here to talk about how happiness differs from one country to the next, what we can learn from other countries and in what ways we’re all the same in our pursuit of happiness.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why happiness practices are so different from one country to the next.
  • Why different perceptions of happiness affect the way we practice well-being.
  • How learning about happiness practices from other countries can improve our lives.


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