Reasons to be cheerful

July 1, 2013

“It’s called The World Happiness Database,” Professor Veenhoven announced, “the result of a global study of what makes us happy.” Someone in the audience raised their hand. “What have you concluded?” “Well, don’t commute to work, avoid having children and move to Costa Rica.” “Great!” said the audience member, sarcastically.

Costa Rica

** If you’re looking for reasons to be cheerful, do yourself a favour and read the BBC News piece on how to be happy.

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2 Responses to “Reasons to be cheerful”

  1. I’d never have guessed the last one, I’m glad you linked in the article. I’m sure the questioner was an senior age lifelong bachelor resident in Costa Rica and that still wasn’t enough

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