Let’s examine some of the factors that make us happy. Money, Marriage, Family and Relationships, Career fulfillment, Personal success, Giving to others, Forgiveness, Good health, Being on social media/watching TV, Playing Games. The list is quite endless. Nigeria has been ranked the 36th happiest country in the world, according to Gallup’s latest Positive Experience Index.
The Gallup study polled adults in 143 countries and asked them a series of questions about the previous day including: Did you feel well-rested? Did you feel respected all day? Did you smile or laugh a lot? Did you learn something or do something interesting? and Did you feel enjoyment?
 Over 70% of them said they experienced enjoyment, respect, rest, and smiles the day before.
WORLD’S HAPPIEST COUNTRIES
1. Paraguay
2. Colombia
2. Ecuador
2. Guatemala
5. Honduras
5. Panama
5. Venezuela
8. Costa Rica
8. El Salvador
8. Nicaragua
11. Philippines
11. Singapore
11. Switzerland
11. Uruguay
15. Argentina
15. Bhutan
15. Canada
15. Chile
15. Dominican Republic
15. Netherlands
15. New Zealand
15. Norway
15. Rwanda
15. Sweden
15. USA
26. Denmark
26. Finland
26. Indonesia
26. Luxembourg
36. Puerto Rico
26. Taiwan
26. Uzbekistan
33. Bolivia
33. Germany
33. Kenya
36. Belgium
36. France
36. Ireland
36. Mauritius
36. Mexico
36. Nigeria
36. Sri Lanka
43. Australia
43. Austria
43. China
43. Peru
43. South Africa
43. Thailand
43. United Kingdom
50. Brazil
50. Mauritania
50. Namibia
50. Senegal
50. Spain
55. Belize
55. Mali
57. Portugal
57. Saudi Arabia
57. Tanzania
60. Malaysia
60. Vietnam
62. Ghana
62. India
62. Italy
62. Jamaica
62. Poland
67. Cambodia
67. Malawi
67. Malta
67. Sierra Leone
71. Guinea
71. Myanmar
71. Slovenia
71. Zimbabwe
75. Botswana
75. Cyprus
75. Greece
75. Hong Kong
75. Jordan
75. Kyrgyzstan
75. Madagascar
75. Zambia
83. Japan
83. Niger
85. Ivory Coast
85. Kazakhstan
85. Russia
85. Slovakia
85. Turkmenistan
90. Algeria
90. Angola
90. Burkina Faso
90. Cameroon
90. Estonia
90. Latvia
90. Macedonia
90. Northern Cyprus
90. Tajikistan
90. Uganda
100. Albania
100. Burundi
102. Czech Republic
102. Lebanon
104. Chad
104. Haiti
104. Hungary
104. Iran
104. Israel
104. Mongolia
110. Benin
110. Bulgaria
110. Congo (Brazzaville)
110. Ethiopia
110. Iraq
110. Montenegro
110. Romania
110. Yemen
118. Armenia
118. Gabon
118. Palestinian Territories
118. South Korea
122. Belarus
122. Egypt
122. Kosovo
122. Togo
126. Congo (Kinshasa)
126. Croatia
126. Liberia
126. Pakistan
130. Azerbaijan
130. Moldova
130. South Sudan
130. Ukraine
134. Afghanistan
134. Bosnia & Herzegovina
134. Georgia
134. Lithuania
134. Nepal
139. Bangladesh
139. Serbia
139. Turkey
142. Tunisia
143. Sudan
Source: Daily Mail