The Happiest People In The World

The World Happiness Report 2019 ranked 156 countries in six disparate variables of happiness including emotional measures of well being, income and employment. The landmark survey is an annual publication of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. The top of the list sit the Nordic nations, Iceland being the fourth happiest country in the world.

 We are a small nation and naturally form a strong community bond that gives, particularly children and the elderly, a sense of security. There’s a certain fearlessness that is naturally a part of our DNA and shows in various forms including entrepreneurial spirit. The fact that our population is just over 330,000 doesn’t stop us from going all the way with our soccer team, literature and music. Of late we’ve been more resourceful and looking within in terms of cuisine and skin care – using the power of marine benefits and arctic herbs.

 Iceland is one of the few countries in the world offering equal pay in the workplace gives us a lot to be proud of in the human race. We also had the first female president and were one of the leading countries aligning with same-sex marriages. These factors do play a role on a confidence level and allow us to simply be human beings, and there’s a lot of credibility in that.

What makes us this quirky  nation in the middle of the Atlantic ocean: