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Today the world celebrates International Day of Happiness, a global celebration adopted by all 193 members of the United Nations..

If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands and smile!!!

The International Day of Happiness recognizes the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings.

The activities on happiness day:

*Expressing gratitude

*Cultivating optimism

*Avoiding over-thinking and social comparison

*Practicing acts of kindness

*Nurturing relationships

*Learning to forgive

Denmark ranks first, as the happiest place in the world followed closely by Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and the US ranks 13th.

Are you a Happy Person? Take our Poll.

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