Norway takes world’s happiest nation crown

Knocking their Scandi neighbours, Denmark, off the top of the happiness index, Norwegians put their joyful outlook down to shared experiences, the great outdoors – and lots of country cabins

In the USA happiness is a place called…

Charlottesville, Virginia A new study has named Thomas Jefferson’s home town the feelgood capital of the US, but residents say that just means liberal values and a sense of community http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/27/happiness-place-called-charlottesville-virginia

Bertrand Russell – Quotation

I read this quotation out at my Toastmasters meeting last night when I was Jokemaster/Inspirator and theme of the meeting was homlessness! The quotation is from an article called ‘The Science to Save Us from Science’ and was written in 1950. “Mankind has become so much one family that we cannot insure our own prosperityContinue reading “Bertrand Russell – Quotation”

Wise words for the future from the past

I have recently read works by a few famous philosophers and would like to share some of their more memorable quotes with you. Albert Camus – “Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present” Soren Kierkegaard – “A revolutionary age is an age of action; ours is the age of advertisementContinue reading “Wise words for the future from the past”