The way I prefer to dig deep into a culture is through its local people. Once I pick a new country/culture then my favorite hobby becomes searching for people who are talking about their culture. This is my opinion gives the best honest view of a country. If you don’t know yet, I have picked […]
Before moving to the states, I had read that obesity is a problem here but I landed in NYC and I did not see that AT ALL. I saw joggers, trader joes, salad options, and people running to and fro the subway and they all seemed pretty fit me. I also did not see much smoking in NYC but that is only one state in America.
Did you read the latest Happiness Report? Did you feel a tingling question, “Why are the Nordic countries always in the top 10?” & “Why is Finland the happiest country?”
You are not alone.
Every year the world happiness report picks up one of the Nordic countries as the happiest. This year, it is once again Finland, and let me say this, they are not happiest for no reason. When I embarked on the journey of researching 12 countries/cultures this year, the first on my list was, Yes the Nordic countries.
For this year, I have created a list of countries/cultures which are in news for a positive reason. For February, I took Nordic countries which include Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, and Norway.
Nordic Countries have been in the hall of fame for years. Due to their admirable performance in the world Happiness report. While Finland wears the crown (again) for the happiest country in 2021. The rest of the Nordic countries are in the top 10. One would think how can a country which experiences harsh winters be happiest in the world.
Have you ever googled ‘Why is Finland the happiest country in the world’? There are many reasons behind that and one is SISU. Read my book entry on SISU: The Finnish Art of Courage.
The fun of period drama is the lingering of passion filled encounters. Its right there but you can’t see the actions. All you see is the beat of heart poundings and eyes waiting for the adventure.