January 2003
Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);1/3/2003, p1
Focuses on Gross National Happiness (GNH), a measure used by the Asian country Bhutan, as a supplement to Gross National Product, to assess the state's well-being. Aim of GNH to maximize happiness and economic prosperity; Factors considered while assessing GNH; Information related to Bhutan's economy, forest reserves, people, society and the government; Details regarding traveling to the country.


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