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7 Cool Foreign Cultural Concepts We Don’t Have in the U.S.

7 Cool Foreign Cultural Concepts We Don’t Have in the U.S.

If you want to add a new and different perspective to your life, there are plenty of other ways to recognize joy and beauty outside American traditions. From Scandinavia to Japan, India and Germany, the concepts below may strike a nerve with you and inspire your own personal or familial celebration or — as is the case with a couple of these for me — sound like an acknowledgement of something you have long felt, but didn’t have a word for.

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The Secret to Danish Happiness (You’ll Never Guess)

Written by on November 6, 2015 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 50 Comments
The Secret to Danish Happiness (You’ll Never Guess)

For over 40 years in a row, Denmark has been voted as one of the happiest countries in the world. During this month’s Democratic primary debate, candidate Bernie Sanders said, “We should look to countries like Denmark” if we wanted the US to become a happier place—a comment that triggered fierce debate about Denmark’s public policies.

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