#WorldHappinessDay

20 March.Helsinki, Finland
Finland's repeated success in the annual happiness rankings has helped transform the country's global reputation. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Finland excels with its world-class public services
  • The country has low levels of crime and inequality
  • A Finnish resident believes that the country's well-functioning has lowered Finns' tolerance

20 March
Happiness has also been linked to better decision-making and improved creativity. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • International Day of Happiness is celebrated every year on March 20 across the world
  • The aim of celebrating the day is to spread awareness about importance of happiness
  • This year's theme for the day is : 'Happiness for all, forever'

20 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A cup of coffee lifts mood and makes you feel better. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • International Day of Happiness is celebrated on March 20 annually
  • Food is one good option when you are feeling down
  • Banana, yoghurt, dark chocolate and coffee are few healthy foods that can boost your mood

20 March.Finland
This year's World Happiness Report 2021 was released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network on Friday. (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

  • The International Day of Happiness is observed on March 20, every year
  • World Happiness Report 2021 ranks world's 149 countries on "how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be"
  • This year, Finland topped the list, followed by Iceland and Denmark

20 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The International Day of Happiness was first celebrated on March 20, 2013. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The aim is to spread awareness on the importance of happiness 
  • The day was founded by Jayme Illien, CEO of the UN New World Order project in 2006
  • This year's theme is 'Happiness For All, Forever'