Why is Mexico Happier than the United States?

Costa Maya Mahahual

I am came across this article and I thought I would share today.  I know I am very happy in Mahahual and Mexico, and I will go into detail later why I am happy in Mahahual.

Why is Mexico happier than its neighbor?
Because the foolish economic dogma of the U.S. gave it hope

By Glen Olives Thompson
Mexico News Daily | Saturday, November 28, 2015

Mexico has consistently ranked above the U.S. on the World Happiness Report index. Not by much, but given the gargantuan socioeconomic differences, one might reasonably expect Mexico to be in the bottom quartile with, say, Lesotho or Honduras.

Instead it finds itself sharing the top quartile (of the 106 countries surveyed) with Iceland, Finland, Norway, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, among others.

The United States’ GDP dwarfs that of Mexico’s. America’s middle class, adjusted for population, is larger by a large margin. Americans don’t witness…

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