Singer Lisa Loeb

Photograph by Juan Patino.

Lisa Loeb is Staying Positive


Lisa Loeb is many things to many people: To her fans, she’s a relatable, folksy musical artist; to just about anyone and everyone she meets, she’s a...
Educator Suad Alhalwachi

Photographs by Kishore Kumar.

To Be Happy in Dubai


In the UAE, government officials have teamed up with happiness experts to try to boost the country’s standing as one of the happiest (and not just...
Cute kids in Malawi

Photographs by Marcia Fingal.

Happiness is a Choice


Slender and gregarious Mwaona Nyirongo lives and works in the eighth poorest country in the world, yet considers himself one of the happiest people...

Photograph by Takashi Owaki.

Secrets to a Happy Life


In Okinawa, elderly women are respectfully called obah, or grandmother. Because residents of Okinawan communities feel deeply interconnected, an obah...
A hillside in Bhutan

Photograph by Geoff Oliver Bugbee

Be Happy in this Short Life


What secret to happiness is held by residents of the mountainous kingdom of Bhutan? Find out here.

Great Danes


What is happiness? It depends on who you ask, of course, but the Danes seem to have it figured out. According to yearly worldwide surveys dating to...
Happy family in Costa Rica

Photograph by Carlos Arias and Ricardo Quiros

Happiness Is Just Around the Corner


What's the secret to happiness in Costa Rica, where residents enjoy high life expectancy and levels of general well-being?

Thinley Yangzom. Photo by Geoffrey Oliver Bugbee.

Is Bhutan the Happiest Place in the World?


“For me happiness is not only for myself, but also includes my family,” says Thinley Yangzom. “If there are needs in my family and I can provide for...

Archery of Bhutan


In the Kingdom of Bhutan, the national sport of archery offers an entertaining spectacle for observers and requires focus, strength and stamina from the competitors. For the archers, tournaments are a means of blowing off steam while preserving their traditional culture. It’s also just good, clean fun.
Woman adding some happy to her home.

Put Some Happiness in Your Home


Happiness begins at home, they say. In fact, the more we feel that our home—our precious personal space—is a peaceful refuge from the world that...


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