How to live happily? This is a question that many people ask themselves. And Finland seems to have the answer. For six years, it has not left the first place in the ranking of the happiest countries in the world. In order to celebrate this true performance, she decided to set up a new initiative spotted by Business Insider.

During the month of June, the country will organize an all-expenses-paid course reserved for 14 foreigners. The goal? Teach them to be happy. Throughout this training, visitors will participate in "happiness courses" that will reveal the secret of fulfillment. They will also benefit from advice on food, nature, health and well-being.

Visit Finland has opened applications for a unique 'Masterclass in Happiness', where 10 lucky participants will be chosen to travel to Kuru Resort in Finnish Lakeland for in-person coaching on how to find their inner happiness:

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Courses in the middle of nature

These courses will be organized in the wilderness by the association Visit Finland, which has selected the 14 "happiness trainees". According to one of the coaches, April Rinne, they will live a unique experience in the middle of one of the most wooded countries in Europe. "We're going to do a little bit of reflection, group discussion, as well as a series of activities in nature," she explains.

The happiness of the Finns has been displayed to the world for years. For the sixth consecutive year, the country is at the top of the list of the happiest in the world. This year, the podium is completed by Denmark and Iceland. Israel is in fourth place. How to justify this new landslide victory? According to the World Happiness Report 2023, the Finnish people are very cooperative. There is also reported to be little inequality and low corruption within the country.

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