Happiness Index

Education and Intelligence Underpin Happiness

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ― Aristotle (384 BCE–322 BCE) Education and intelligence underpin happiness, but an interesting observation is that people attribute the same meaning to the words education and intelligence in daily conversation. Is education the same as intelligence? A general assumption is that an...

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Conflict Avoidance is the Highest Essential to Enable Happiness

“There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.” ― Alexandre Dumas (1802–1870) Can happiness exist in an environment of conflict? We begin with “conflict avoidance” because it is...

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What Inspired the Writing of —Discovering Your Optimum Happiness Index (OHI)?

What inspired the writing of Discovering Your Optimum Happiness Index (OHI) was our earnest desire to share our inquiries and insights into our “search for happiness” and the great benefits (spiritual and material) that we have experienced on our “happiness journey.” Foremost, happiness is a birthright (Spiritual, Inherent, and Constitutional). We have discovered that...

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Is Healthcare Synonymous with Happiness?

“The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease” ― Voltaire (1694 – 1778). Healthcare is synonymous with happiness. People cannot be healthy without being happy. Conversely, people cannot be happy without being healthy. However, being healthy is only one factor in the complex, multilayered human conditions that engender “true...

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Position Paper ― Instituting a Ministry Of Happiness (MOH)and a Minister Of Happiness (MOH)as Core Leadership Initiatives.

INTRODUCTION: The paper focuses on various elements of justification and the benefits of instituting a (MOH) 1 and a (MOH) 2 (1, 2 to undergird other ministries of government in achieving their national objectives). It is not investigative of the criteria, or the mechanics for creating a ministry of happiness, which will vary according...

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