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World of Wellbeing News

Wellbeing is increasingly in the news. More and more, the significance of wellbeing is being recognised in many different sectors and areas of life. Here at the Network of Wellbeing one of our wonderful volunteers, Jesus Martin, is working on collating a summary each month of wellbeing news that may interest you. You can find a summary of wellbeing-related news from last month in this post. If you have any wellbeing-related news and/ or events you would like to share with us then we’d love to hear from you! Please email florence[at]networkofwellbeing.org with the details and to discuss further.

Recent News from the World of Wellbeing

Wellbeing is increasingly in the news. More and more, the significance of wellbeing is being recognised in many different sectors and areas of life. Here at the Network of Wellbeing one of our wonderful volunteers, Jesus Martin, is working on collating a summary each month of wellbeing news that may interest you. You can find a summary the latest news from May below. If you have any wellbeing-related news and/ or events you would like to share with us then we'd love to hear from you! Please email florence[at]networkofwellbeing.org with the details and to discuss further.

World of Wellbeing News April 2013

Wellbeing is increasingly in the news. More and more, the significance of wellbeing is being recognised in its many different facets. We list below a number of links to wellbeing news that may interest you.

The first international day of Happiness and the importance of Wellbeing

Wednesday 20th March 2013 was a historic day for global wellbeing, because the United Nations declared it the first ever International Day of Happiness.

This signifies recognition of the relevance of happiness and wellbeing as universal goals in people's lives around the world, and acknowledgement of the importance of these goals in public policy objectives.

In April last year the UN held a High-level Meeting titled 'Happiness and Well-Being: Defining a New Economic Paradigm' at the initiative of Bhutan, which has prioritised national happiness over national income since the early 1970s and famously adopted the goal of Gross National Happiness over Gross National Product (GDP).