WHY BHUTAN ISN'T AS HAPPY AS YOU THINK IT IS
The internet has recently been abuzz with talk of which countries are the happiest. In fact, India was rated as one of the least happy countries in the world. There is however one country which is supposedly the happiest: Bhutan. But, is it really?
|Tiger's Nest: The image you see in all those stories about Bhutan's happiness index.|
You’ve probably scrolled down your Facebook news-feed at least once to read about how Bhutan uses a gross happiness index instead of using GDP or gross domestic product like other countries. It's not that Bhutan isn't happy; a small country with a population of just 792,877 people ought to be.
Ass to that the fact that most of the country follows the same religion – Buddhism, it's a fairly peaceful place. The whole picture however isn’t nearly as rosy as click bait articles would have you believe. Take a look at the video below to understand why.