What’s the happiest of our 50 states? Gallup just released the results of its annual poll and for the fourth year in a row, the happiest state is . . .Hawaii. The state had the high score on Gallup's "well-being index," which measures happiness by asking people to rate things like their emotional health, work environment, physical health, and overall life experience. For the 4th year in a row as well, West Virginia was the least happy state. South Carolina tied with Oklahoma and Nevada as the 10th least happy state! The top 10 happiest states are: Hawaii, Colorado, Minnesota, Utah, Vermont, Nebraska, Montana, New Hampshire, Iowa, and Massachusetts. The bottom 10 states are: West Virginia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana . . . and a three-way tie for 10th between South Carolina, Oklahoma, and Nevada.
Welcome to March, which is: Music In Our Schools Month; Caffeine Awareness Month; Sing With Your Child Month; Craft Month; Employee Spirit Month; Noodle Month; Peanut Month; Eye Donor Month; Celery Month; Frozen Food Month; Nutrition Month; Umbrella Month; Red Cross Month; Optimism Month; Irish American Heritage Month; Woman’s History Month; Youth Art Month
What's the connection between housework and our weight problems in America? Click through to today's "3 Things You Need to Know" to find out.