Hygge and Friluftsliv Are More Than Trends—They're Philosophies

There is no end to philosophies on living a good life, just as there is no end to those wanting to sell you a program for doing so.

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There is no end to philosophies on living a good life, just as there is no end to those wanting to sell you a program for doing so, in the form of a book or through coaching. The world moves so fast, the story goes, and so we need to reconnect with nature. Forest bathe. Long walks. Declutter. Meditate.

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The grim Danish philosophy that actually makes people happy

Denmark's 10 Jante Laws are grim, and yet they bring so much happiness. 

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The United States of America was ranked the 19th happiest country in the world in 2016 in the World Happiness Report. A part of America's unhappiness can be linked to the social structure of the country.

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The Land of Opportunity or Inequality? What the 'Great Gatsby Curve' Graph Shows

One graph claims to show the inverting relationship between inequality and opportunity. The Great Gatsby Curve sheds light on one of the key issues of our time. 

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