Happiness Day!


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On July 12, 2012 the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed March 20 the International Day of Happiness in recognition of “the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world and the importance of their recognition in public policy objectives.”
Since then many nations and organizations have keyed in to specially remind the world that happiness is a necessary ingredient of life that should be recognized and reflected in public policies! The whole idea was fashioned after the famous Bhutan Kingdom’s policy of “Gross National Happiness over Gross National Product”; a policy which recognizes the supremacy of national happiness over national income!
On the individual level we are reminded that real happiness comes from within as the earthly ego’s reflection of what the inner being, the ‘I AM’ in us…

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