Modern technology is slowly killing the mood in the ‘happiest country in the world’

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  • Bhutan measures success not by gross domestic product, but by “Gross National Happiness.”
  • Although Bhutan is sometimes thought of as the happiest nation in the world, modern problems are hurting its reputation.
  • Technology and outside influences are slowly changing the traditional way of life in Bhutan.

For years, the small Asian nation of Bhutan has defined success not through its economy, but through happiness.

The Buddhist nation pioneered the idea of “Gross National Happiness” to measure the country’s well-being, and supposedly, its prime minister once touted Bhutan as the “happiest nation in the world.”

But Bhutanese people are discovering that perception doesn’t always equal reality. read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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