Quality of life

Level of happiness in Turkey goes down in 2020: Survey

Levels of self-reported happiness among individuals aged 18 and over in Turkey were 48.2 percent in 2020, slightly down from 52.4 percent in 2019, according to a life satisfaction survey released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on Feb. 18.

The survey showed that the proportion of individuals who said they were unhappy was 13.1 percent in 2019 and 14.5 percent in 2020.

World Happiness Report: Bulgaria is Ranked 96th in the World

UN experts announce Finland as the happiest country in the world for the third consecutive year, BNR reported, citing AFP.

The researchers conducted a large-scale survey of their World Happiness Report among residents of 156 countries to evaluate their happiness levels, taking into account factors such as GDP, social support, personal freedom and levels of corruption.

Happiness at work and how it can influence employee productivity

Companies should strive for employee satisfaction, as happy employees are also more productive and loyal, says the New York Times bestselling author. Employees must have a sense of purpose and meaning at their workplace. These are the two main factors for job satisfaction.

Socially Disadvantaged People could Receive Free Legal Aid

Free legal aid for the socially disadvantages. The consultation can be done by phone. There are 11 specially created centers for the National Legal Aid Bureau, NOVA reports.

An average of 12 people call the phone each day for legal help, and on the other side of the phone is a lawyer with many years of experience. Advices are given free of charge.

Parliament Passed Amendments to the Tourism Act

Parliament passed amendments to the Tourism Act at second reading. The changes are related to the transposition of a European directive on package travel and related passenger services and the harmonization of Bulgarian legislation with that of other EU countries regarding the activity of tour operators and travel agents.