Be happy, the latest directive from the UN.
The idea that the UN has declared today to be an International Day of Happiness may come as news to many people. Indeed it would be fair to say that many people will think the idea of a special day for global happiness is ridiculous and that the UN has far more important things to concentrate on such as the hostilities in North Korea and Syria.
I’m not going to argue that it should stop doing all its urgent political and humanitarian work but it is also worth remembering that we are all human and that human life is not just about surviving but also about thriving. Indeed, I would argue that human happiness is a serious issue.
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