Nordic countries take four out of the five top spots, and are well known to be stable, safe and socially progressive.

Fans of Northern Lights, sauna and Santa Claus won’t be surprised to hear Finland has been named the happiest place to live.This year Finland topped the World Happiness Report, in which 156 countries were ranked by happiness levels, based on factors such as freedom, honesty, welfare, good health, and generosity.

If you want to be happy like a Finn scroll down for our six tips.