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The Finnish secret to happiness? Knowing when you have enough

By Penelope Colston

01 Apr 2023 · 8 min read

Editor's Note

The UN World Happiness Report has ranked Finland as the happiest country in the world for the sixth year in a row. Finns themselves say the ranking points to a more complex reality. The NYT reports.

On March 20, the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network released its annual World Happiness Report, which rates well-being in countries around the world. For the sixth year in a row, Finland was ranked at the very top.

But Finns themselves say the ranking points to a more complex reality.

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