Thanks to ‘The Lunchbox‘, we all know that Bhutan is one of the ‘happiest countries in the world’ (though this is not entirely true according to many surveys, esp. one by Live Science which ranks it as one of the saddest countries on earth). Maybe, their happiness stems from their colorful culture or stunning landscapes or simply a lack of road-traffic.
In today’s Needull, a wonderful travelogue by renowned author Eric Weiner, we get to unravel their secret to happiness and understand why ‘thinking about death’ might be the key to the bliss of the Bhutanese people.
So, if you are sad right now, you better start thinking about death.
The BBC article here – Bhutan’s dark secret to happiness.