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“There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life -happiness, freedom, and peace of mind -are always attained by giving them to someone else.”

– Peyton Conway March

Who knew that there exists a “World Happiness Report”? These are the six key variables used by the researchers in their report on global happiness:

  1. GDP per capita
  2. Healthy life expectancy
  3. Social support
  4. Freedom of choice
  5. Generosity
  6. Perceptions of corruption

The good news for Canadians is that we seem to be the seventh happiest country in the world.
For those of us connected to the philanthropic sector, we are all trying to do our best to make the world a better place. However, I think most of us would agree that, if you live in Canada, you have definitely won the cosmic lottery!

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