International Day of Happiness

March 20 is the United Nation’s International Day of Happiness. It’s a day to recognize the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and  aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world and the importance of  their recognition in public policy objectives. On a personal level it means recognizing that happiness and wellness are predicatedContinue reading “International Day of Happiness”

Ivan Krastev’s TedTalk on Trust, Transparency & Democracy

While I’ve not blogged about my interest in politics – not partisanship- this TedTalk by political theorist Ivan Krastev hit the jackpot with me: trust, politics and how transparency is not the solution! And, it’s funny… well, some parts are funny others are daunting and a little depressing. I’ll let Mr. Krastev do the talkingContinue reading “Ivan Krastev’s TedTalk on Trust, Transparency & Democracy”