Final Reading Discussion

Examples of flow charts related to providing decision advice:

Flowcharts that map out complicated situations:


Understanding Well-Being

Which countries are Happiest?

Which countries are Happiest – composite

Sunshine and Happiness

Happiness in the Office

Does Education Lead to Happiness?

Travelers Guide to Happiness

Social Media and Happiness


Psychologist creates formula for happiness:

According to the Daily Express, 45-year-old former Cardiff University lecturer Cliff Arnall has attached numbers to the factors and created a happiness formula — O + (N x S) + Cpm/T + He.

When a value for being outdoors (O) is added to nature (N) multiplied by social interaction (S), added to childhood summer memories (Cpm) divided by temperature (T), and added to holiday excitement (He) then the third Friday in June comes out as the optimal day for peak happiness.

A New Measure of Well-Being From a Happy Little Kingdom (Bhutan)

Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index (this site has a lot of findings as well as data sources)

World Database on Happiness

What is your candidate worth?

Found this interesting infographic mapping out the net worth of each candidate. The article accompanying it talks a bit more about Mitt Romney and his income from previous years.

Jing, could you please contact the designers – MGMT Design – and ask them to cite sources for this graphic? thanks, David


Huffington Post

ABC News

Fox News

Fox News

Huffington Post