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Is growth really what we need?

Is growth really what we need? | Gross National Happiness | Scoop.it
Human development (e.g. GDP, Human Development Index, Gross National Happiness, or China's Xiaokang Indicators); City competition (e.g. rankings published by consultancies and magazines based on liveability indices) ...
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Centre for Bhutan Studies publishes a short guide to the GNH Index ...

Centre for Bhutan Studies publishes a short guide to the GNH Index ... | Gross National Happiness | Scoop.it
The Centre for Bhutan Studies has released a short publication, “GNH and GNH Index: A Short Guide to the Gross National Happiness Index” providing background on the concept of Gross National Hapiness (GNH) and its ...
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Gross National Happiness | Brazil / Rio de Janeiro

Gross National Happiness | Brazil / Rio de Janeiro | Gross National Happiness | Scoop.it

If the creation of the concept of the HDI was a revolution by itself, imagine the revolution it would be if there would be a GNH, a Gross National Happiness, instead of the GDP, therefore the human happiness would count directly as an indicator...

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The end of capitalism? - Sydney Morning Herald (blog)

The end of capitalism? - Sydney Morning Herald (blog) | Gross National Happiness | Scoop.it
The end of capitalism? Sydney Morning Herald (blog)

Earlier this month, for example, the UN released its first ever World Happiness Report, which placed Australia in fourth position, behind only Denmark, Sweden and Canada.
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Clean Food Earth: GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS. By Vandana Shiva - speaker at UN conference

Clean Food Earth: GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS.  By Vandana Shiva - speaker at UN conference | Gross National Happiness | Scoop.it

Bhutan has given up the false categories of GNP and GDP, and replaced them with the category of "gross national happiness" which measures the wellbeing of nature and society..."  Written by Vandana Shiva, who spoke at UN Wellbeing and Happiness Conference, and who received a standing ovation. An outstanding leader.

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Facebook Measures Gross National Happiness

Using status updates from U.S. users, Facebook's data team has constructed a daily measure of America's mood–an index of gross national happiness.
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Gross National Happiness @ Rio+20

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GNH and RIO+20: "Made visible for the first time around 40 years ago in Bhutan, the GNH index – Gross National Happiness – is an alternative to the GDP – Gross Domestic Product – and endeavors to measure a country's development rate through non-monetary activities..."

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The Hapacus Project: A good GNH overview

The Hapacus Project: A good GNH overview | Gross National Happiness | Scoop.it
For those who are not aware, the small country of Bhutan, wedged between China and India, has a Gross National Happiness (GNH) index it uses to monitor the country's progress and policies instead of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
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Ecological Buddhism blog; redefining success

Ecological Buddhism blog; redefining success | Gross National Happiness | Scoop.it
The author outlines why the GDP model no longer makes economic sense, much less in terms of happiness and wellbeing. ... Bhutan, in contrast, operates the model of Gross National Happiness (GNH)...
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Measuring Happiness - Huffington Post (blog)

Measuring Happiness - Huffington Post (blog) | Gross National Happiness | Scoop.it

"Measuring Happiness"  Huff. Post (blog) Notes some of the weaknesses in GNH re: work, which is not singled out as a "pillar" or "domain" in GNH, which seems critical to happiness in the West, in my view.

 

How much do you feel work and career impacts your happiness - and that of your family/friends?  It's a BIG one for me.

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