Houston is Named the 10th Most Joyous City in the World

Wow! Who knew? In a new study, The Joy Index, Houston ranked 10th in this first ever index. We knew we had a dynamite food scene and awesome museum and theatre districts, but JOYOUS? Come to find out, both those factors along with being the most ethnically diverse city in the country made a big impression in naming Houston to the short list for JOY. Only 3 US cities made the cut! GO Houston!!
Created by a collaboration between Bank of America, Conde Nast Traveler, and happiness experts, Shawn Achor and Gretchen Rubinaveler. the joy index, analyzes data from the United Nations and Gallup along with these 6 key happiness factors identified by the experts to create the list: environment, well being, culture, connection, adventure and wonder.
The must see landmarks mentioned for Houston are the Buffalo Bayou Cistern and The Museum of Fine Arts. Love that our beloved city is getting the kudos it deserves!

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