by Zoë Pollock
Kyla Fullenwider notes that "this year, Americans spent over $45 billion during Thanksgiving weekend alone and yet we rank on par with Sub-Saharan Africa according to the Happy Planet Index." Now you can measure it for yourself:
The site now provides a calculatora timely tool in this seasonto measure your own well-being relative to others in the world. Based on your input it will tell you your approximate life expectancy, your ecological footprint (i.e. how many planets would be needed to sustain your lifestyle) and how your overall life satisfaction compares to others in the world.