Gurugram (December 31, 2021): First World Happiness Coffee Table Book 2021, presents world’s 25 happiest
photos of 2021 from the first World Happiness Photo Contest 2021.
“I am pleased to see that a compilation of photos selected from this year’s first World Happiness Photo Contest is being published.……… It is my hope that this book will be an encouragement to people to contribute towards achieving this.” HH Dalai Lama.
2021 was not the easiest of years, with the ravaging Covid-19 pandemic and other socio-cultural issues affecting the lives of millions negatively. However, Happiness Strategy Foundation looks poised to change this ugly narrative and organized the first World Happiness Photo Contest in 2021 to use the power of images to motivate people and help people stay happy even amidst uncertainties. The contest received worldwide participation. The 25 winning photos are presented in the World Happiness Coffee Table Book 2021. The book is edited by Dr Rajesh K Pillania, the leading researcher on happiness in India and author of best selling book Happiness Strategy and India Happiness Report 2020.
The 25 photographs are selected by an esteemed global jury such as Prof Ruut Veenhoven, Pioneer and World Authority on the Scientific Study of Happiness ; Prof Sir Cary Cooper, CBE, A leading global scholar in occupational health and wellness research; Dr Tal Ben-Sahar, Author, ESerial entrepreneur Co-Founder, Happiness Studies Academy; Prof Beth Ames Altringer, Director, Design Lab, Harvard University; Dr Rajesh Pillania, Chief Mentor & Advisor, Happiness Strategy Foundation and others.
The book is already gaining traction, with accolades coming from different quarters. “Inspiring and beautiful! The stunning photos from the World Happiness Photo Contest 2021 will leave you in awe of the people, cultures and joy in our world,” emphasizes Dr Marshall Goldsmith, the Thinkers50 #1 Executive Coach and New York Times bestselling author of Triggers, Mojo, and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There.
“A lovely book depicting images of happiness from around the world. A call and blessing for greater happiness for all,’ says Dr Emma Seppala, Science Director, Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education; and Faculty, Yale School of Management.
The book is available for free here – https://www.happinessstrategyfoundation.org/2021-contest-result
Happiness Strategy Foundation is a not-for-profit think tank on happiness and well-being. For details of upcoming World Happiness Photo Contest 2022, see – https://www.happinessstrategyfoundation.org/contest.
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