International Day of Happiness is a global event celebrated on March 20th every year to promote the importance of happiness in people’s lives. It emphasizes the significance of mental well-being and encourages people to spread happiness and positivity in their surroundings. The day aims to promote happiness and positive thinking as universal goals and aspirations that everyone can achieve, regardless of their cultural, social, or economic background.
The theme for the International Day of Happiness changes every year. The themes are designed to address the most pressing issues affecting global well-being and to inspire action toward a happier and more sustainable world. The UAE has a low crime rate due to the government’s efforts in ensuring the safety and security of its citizens and residents.
Additionally, the Ras Al Khaimah Public Service Department has announced a 50 percent discount on fines for certain general offenses committed by its residents, such as littering, toll-gate violations for trucks, smoking in non-designated areas, and throwing trash in public places, during a limited time period of three days, from March 20th to March 22nd, 2023.
Research shows that happy people tend to be more productive, creative, and engaged in their personal and professional lives. Moreover, happiness has a positive impact on mental and physical health, social relationships, and overall well-being. Therefore, promoting happiness is not only a moral imperative but also a practical strategy for improving people’s lives and building a better world. The International Day of Happiness since its inception has won the appreciation of different countries and many look forward to it.