We all know we should take the good with the bad, but when everything seems to be going particularly bad (Brexit, the weather...need I continue?), we often forget what we have to be thankful for. Today is the International Day of Happiness, and whilst being happy is not reserved for one day out of the year, why not use today to take a breath and take stock of the things in your life that make you smile. After all, we could all do with a happiness boost and the good news is, there are simple actions we can take to do this. The extensive research on the science of happiness over the past few decades has provided us with the key ingredients and methods to create more happiness in our lives. Here are some top tips on how to bring more sunshine into your life: 1. Relationships Our relationships are the most important thing for our happiness. Close relationships with family and friends provide love and support. Broader social connections provide a sense of belonging. Research has found … [Read more...] about International Day of Happiness 2019: 7 simple ways to be more happy
INTERNATIONAL Day of Happiness is a worldwide event that's been celebrated every year since 2013. The day is nearly here but what is it and why is it celebrated? When is International Day of Happiness 2018? International Day of Happiness is being celebrated today, March 20. It is an annual event which is lauded all over the world. The first International Day of Happiness was held, on March 20, 2013. The event is celebrated in 193 countries, 2 observer states and in 11 territories. What is it? The day was created by a special advisor to the United Nations named Jayme Illien. Jayme first brought up the idea of creating a new day to celebrate happiness to senior United Nations officials back in 2011. The idea was even backed by former, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki Moon, who agreed it should be made an official international UN calendar day. Jayme wrote UN resolution 66/281 titled “International Day of Happiness” which all UN member states adopted by … [Read more...] about Happy International Day of Happiness 2019! What is it and why is celebrated on March 20?
Public Health Requirements for disembarking passengers: a) A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 9 months or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited for more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission. Countries with risk of Yellow fever transmission: Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte dʼIvoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda; America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad only), and Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of). b) A polio vaccination certificate is required for travellers travelling … [Read more...] about Information for International Travellers – EDCD
‘Yoga for Peace and Prosperity’ – National Yoga Day 2075 – National Yoga Day being marked today The Rising Nepal (Jan 15, 2019) Kathmandu, Jan. 15: Several programmes are being held throughout the country to observe the Fourth National Yoga Day today. Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has determined ‘Yoga for Peace and Prosperity’ as the slogan for this year’s celebration. A Main Organizing Committee was organized in coordination of Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel and comprising representative members from more than 100 organizations related to Yoga.The Main Organizing Committee will arrange the celebration of the Day that was first proposed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. The United Nations later proclaimed June 21 as the International Day of Yoga and the International Yoga Day was being observed on June 21 since then. … [Read more...] about ‘Yoga for Peace and Prosperity’ – National Yoga Day 2075
By Sara Aslam Basar Published: December 3, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email My parent's proud gestures upon my petty attainments keep on aspiring me to move forward. PHOTO: SHUTTERSTOCK Every year the third day of December is marked as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, exclusively reserved to pay tribute to people with disabilities and acknowledge their contributions and achievements. On this prestigious occasion, conventionally, accomplishments of disabled persons are highlighted and cherished: seminars are organised on governmental level as well as by private organisations, television channels air special programs and conduct interviews of distinguished individuals and print media publishes editorials and success stories in recognition of people with disabilities. However, despite suffering from visual impairment and being a vocal proponent of rights of disabled community, I wish to address a distinct aspect associated with this day, which in my … [Read more...] about International Day of Persons with Disabilities: A special thanks to the hands that rock the cradle