Euro President sent 200 world leaders a copy of “The World Book of Happiness”, a collection of 200 happiness essays, as a christmas gift and what better time to send that particular message – fair play Herman Van Rompuy!

According to the Sunday Times, in a letter to each recipient, Mr Van Rompuy says: ‘My request to you as world leaders is to make people’s happiness and wellbeing our political priority for 2012. Positive thinking is no longer for drifters, dreamers and the perpetually naive. People who think positively see more opportunities, perform better, take more often correct and sound decisions, have more self-confidence, maintain better relations and have more trust placed in them.’

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