Alvin Wong lives in Hawaii, runs his own business, and according to Gallop and the New York Times (see Discovered: The Happiest Man in America), is statistically America’s happiest man.
No word yet on America’s happiest woman…
The pursuit of happiness has long been the topic of articles and books.
My favorite approach to happiness is Barbara Ehrenreich’s Bright-Sided. Although she might wish Alvin Wong well in his new role, she would not even consider participating in a happiness poll. If you are an Oscar the Grouch fan, you might want to check out the review on Ehrenreich’s book- here
And if you’d like to read Alvin Wong’s tips for being happy, read Dan Nakaso’s article in the Honolulu/Star Advertiser – here