Measuring Gross National Happiness instead of economic growth. In Bhutan they are doing it AND basing their policies & decisions on it!

Measuring Gross National Happiness instead of economic growth. In Bhutan they are doing it AND basing their policies & decisions on it!

High in the Himalayas is the kingdom of Bhutan, where success boils down to the gross national happiness index (GHP) instead of the gross national product, and where travelers have only been allowed to visit since 1974.

This Is the Happiest Country in the World

High in the Himalayas is the kingdom of Bhutan, where success boils down to the gross national happiness index (GHP) instead of the gross national product, and where travelers have only been allowed to visit since 1974.

measuring Bhutan's gross national happiness in balloons... beautiful idea, beautiful imagery

Measuring Bhutan's Gross National Happiness ... With Balloons

measuring Bhutan's gross national happiness in balloons... beautiful idea, beautiful imagery

Bhutan, where Gross National Happiness is measured instead of Gross Domestic Product.

Bhutan, where Gross National Happiness is measured instead of Gross Domestic Product.

Gross National Happiness (GNH) #pimco #gross http://philadelphia.nef2.com/gross-national-happiness-gnh-pimco-gross/  # Gross National Happiness – GNH What is the ‘Gross National Happiness – GNH’ The Gross National Happiness (GNH) is an aggregate measure of a country’s national production, in the vein of the gross national product or gross domestic product. Gross national happiness (GNH) attempts to measure the sum total not only of economic output, but also of net environmental impacts, the…

Gross National Happiness (GNH) #pimco #gross http://philadelphia.nef2.com/gross-national-happiness-gnh-pimco-gross/ # Gross National Happiness – GNH What is the ‘Gross National Happiness – GNH’ The Gross National Happiness (GNH) is an aggregate measure of a country’s national production, in the vein of the gross national product or gross domestic product. Gross national happiness (GNH) attempts to measure the sum total not only of economic output, but also of net environmental impacts, the…

Bhutan Paro festival: dancer with hand bells. From Bhutan’s Paro Tshechu Festival - An Expression of Gross National Happiness in the Land of the Thunder Dragon

Bhutan Paro festival: dancer with hand bells. From Bhutan’s Paro Tshechu Festival - An Expression of Gross National Happiness in the Land of the Thunder Dragon

'There are often implausibly simple solutions to the implausibly convoluted problems that unsettle us, according to the director of Bhutan's Gross National Happiness Centre, Dr Saamdu Chetri.  "It is a choice to be happy or to be sad in any given situation," said Chetri.' - Sarah Berry The simplicity of happiness according to Bhutan's happiness guru:

'There are often implausibly simple solutions to the implausibly convoluted problems that unsettle us, according to the director of Bhutan's Gross National Happiness Centre, Dr Saamdu Chetri. "It is a choice to be happy or to be sad in any given situation," said Chetri.' - Sarah Berry The simplicity of happiness according to Bhutan's happiness guru:

Need some smiles? Time to visit Bhutan: the one place that guarantees people happiness and a state of calm. What's more, you can measure this treasured emotion through the country's Gross National Happiness Index as well!  #ExploreBhutan #BhutanTravelGude #BhutanTourGuide #Travel

Need some smiles? Time to visit Bhutan: the one place that guarantees people happiness and a state of calm. What's more, you can measure this treasured emotion through the country's Gross National Happiness Index as well! #ExploreBhutan #BhutanTravelGude #BhutanTourGuide #Travel

How Happy Is Bhutan, Really? Gross National Happiness Unpacked

How Happy Is Bhutan, Really? Gross National Happiness Unpacked

Gross National Happiness has lots of cache in the environmental and social justice community, but how is Bhutan actually calculating it and how well are they doing?

Bhutan - where gross national happiness is more important than GNP :) Punakha Dzong - Lonely Planet

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Bhutan - where gross national happiness is more important than GNP :) Punakha Dzong - Lonely Planet

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