Today we place so much emphasis on work, success and careers that often times we equate money with happiness.
Our personal life can dwindle away if we are not careful. Travel enhances your mental well-being, it can make you a happier person by building self-confidence, providing new experiences and memories.
It helps you to realize money can’t buy happiness
When looking back on all your trips the happiest moments are when you are completely absorbed in that particular moment.
Sure, you need to have a certain income in order to have your needs met. But true happiness lies in those moments you share with others, yourself or nature.
Unplanned events that
happen while traveling can bring you great happiness
Meeting new people, learning new cultures and exploring new places are always bound to bring adventure your way! It may be good or bad but you will always have great stories at the end of it.
India’s happiest city, Chandigarh
A city and union territory of India it serves as the capital of two states, Haryana and Punjab, Chandigarh is the one of the finest city in India. The home of Mata Chandi, is located near the foothills of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas.
Chandigarh is the cleanest and greenest city in India. Every road in the city runs through a stream of trees. Markets in every sector is provided with dustbins and there is a waste treatment plant in the outskirts of city.
It is a well-planned city, Chandigarh is planned in such a way that residents will know what sector falls next, adjacent and opposite to which sector. The routing is very easy to follow.
Every block of every sector in Chandigarh has an individual park which tells you that it is definitely a green city. The parks and gardens are well maintained. Many of them even have musical fountains and swings for kids.
Chandigarh’s Traffic Police if one asset for the city. You will not spot anyone without helmet on a two-wheeler and without seat-belt in a four wheeler. The Chandigarh Police is very strict when it comes to the safety of its residents be it a man or a woman. Also, the crime rate is very low.
The city is well connected to nearby places and mainly the tri-city including Panchkula and Mohali. It is notable that the city has the largest number of vehicles per capita.
Happiest country Finland
The World Happiness Report’s researchers say that most people’s happiness is driven by strong economic growth, healthy life expectancy, trust, generosity, quality social relationships, and the freedom to live and work as they prefer.
The happiest places incubate happiness for their people, and ranking no.1 in this list is Finland
Where is Finland?
Finland is a Northern European nation bordering Sweden, Norway and Russia. Its capital, Helsinki, occupies a peninsula and surrounding islands in the Baltic Sea.
What makes Finland happy?
Finland has tremendous tree and lake cover. 187k lakes within the Finnish territory. The nation is 73 per cent firs, birches and oaks.
During the winter, you can see the Northern Lights, and also experience the Polar night in the Northern parts of the country. It’s the darkest months of the year and for several weeks the sun won’t rise. And the opposite occurs during summer when the sun never sets, also known as the midnight sun.
The word Chocolate has the power to make people happy irrespective of their age with its good taste and provides a moment’s respite from busy, and often stressed-out, lives. Just seeing chocolate, or inhaling its wonderful aroma, can quicken the beat of many a chocolate-lover’s heart. Is this the reason that makes chocolate the happy food? No!!!!
Chocolate the happy food makes people happy with its chemical composition.
The 300 naturally-occurring chemicals in chocolate, and some of them can affect the human brain via the release of particular neurotransmitters that have positive effects on human feelings.
Phenylethlyamine, called “the love drug” present in chocolate arouses feelings similar to those that occur when one is in love which causes alertness and a degree of excitement and quickens the pulse rate that makes one happy. Tryptophan, found in chocolate causes the release of serotonin which is a mood-lifter.
Among the fats in chocolate Anadamide, named after the Sanskrit word for “bliss”activates a receptor which causes dopamine production. Dopamine causes a feeling of intense well-being that people often associate with being high.
Finally, eating chocolate releases endorphins into the brain which are known to decrease levels of both stress and pain.
These chemicals combine to make people happy when they eat chocolates. Have chocolates and gift chocolates and make everyday a happy day. Do keep a check on its sugar content!!!