posts tagged ‘happiness

People are coming to see happiness as a core component of health and wellness, according to a survey we conducted for our October trend report, “Health and Happiness: Hand in Hand.” Almost two-thirds of respondents said being a happy person is an important part of being healthy—a far higher percentage than those who chose several […]

Health & Happiness: Hand in Hand (October 2012) from JWTIntelligence Happiness, an age-old pursuit and a subject tackled by philosophers, theologians and artists, is increasingly coming to be seen as a core component of health and wellness. This month’s trend report takes a look at the rising notion that a healthier person is a happier […]

-Fast Company reports on the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Climate Hot Map, which details the planet’s economic challenges as climate change impacts ecosystems. -Time reports on the U.S. Census Bureau’s International Data Base population forecast, which puts India as bigger than China by 2025 and sees major declines for Japan and Russia. -America’s widening income […]

Recently, we wrote about a groundswell of interest in happiness—the focus of everything from books and nonprofits to branding—including a drive by some governments to measure a different kind of progress than what’s reflected by GDP, such as the U.K.’s National Well-being Project. Recently, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) widened its mission […]

Happiness is all the rage these days, the focus of government initiatives, books, nonprofits, even marketing classes. A lot of the attention has focused on the U.K.’s National Wellbeing Project, an attempt by Prime Minister David Cameron to measure a different kind of progress than what’s reflected by GDP. Cameron is taking a cue from […]


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