Bhutan measures success in terms of ‘Happiness’, not GDP

Gross national happiness in Bhutan: the big idea from a tiny state that could change the world Bhutan measures prosperity by gauging its citizens’ happiness levels, not the GDP. Now its ideas are attracting interest at the UN climate change conference in Doha. A series of hand-painted signs dot the side of the winding mountain…

Are you caught in … “The Happiness Trap”?

We are supposed to be happy … right? I mean if we are not happy, we are clearly failing in some obvious way. Aren’t we? Could the pressure to be ‘happy’ be making us … unhappy? Russ Harris started out working life as a Medical Doctor, a GP. After a couple of years he noticed…

Q. Do Schools Kill Creativity? A. Hackschooling

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up ~ Pablo Picasso” Sir Ken Robinson suggests that Creativity is as important a consideration when it comes to Education as Literacy. He makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures, develops and does not…