Should the government’s priority be the overall well being of its citizens, or is happiness down to the individual? The ONS well being survey, states that on average the public have rated their life satisfaction at 7.7 out of 10, but is this an accurate figure, and how do they even gain this data?

What can we do to make ourselves and others feel better?



Image: Harrow’s Happiness Campaign – Sarah Kersey



Cue: We all aim for happiness but how do we achieve it? While income may have increased year by year, levels of happiness have stayed the same. Jonathan Pryke went to find out whether happiness should be the business of the government:

In Words: “Should happiness be a measure of society’s success…”

Out Words: “…please visit our website for more information.”

Duration: 3’30”



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