[Serial reports] A Second Divorce Helped Her to Find Real Happiness


Interview with Sharmi: She prepared a delicious strawbery cake in a neat room of a 2-story white house.


How can a happy life and a happy society be possible? There is a woman who is trying to find the answer by waling a miles in the shoes of the Danish. American Sharmi Albrechtsen, in her late 30s, lives in Copenhagen with her Danish husband studying why Denmark is one of the happiest countries in the world.

I visited a wealthy village outside of Copenhagen to interview her. She is hosting me with a delicious strawbery cake in the living room of a 2-story white mansion house. She has been living in Denmark for 12 years, and writing essays on her blog for 3 years about the secret of happy Danes. She wants to publish a book about it in the near future. Why is she so dedicated to the question? She said ,”Because I was so unhappy.”

“Around 2009, there were some reports that Denmark was the happiest country in the world. The funny thing is, at that time I was getting divorced from my Danish husband. I was very unhappy, so I wanted to know much more about why they are happy. But no one has explained this. So I started my blog to find the answer.”

* To read entire article in English : http://omn.kr/ymm (by Yeon-ho Oh)

* To read entire article in Korean : http://omn.kr/ymd (by Yeon-ho Oh and Min-ji Kim))

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06 2013

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