Lets' start your weekend on a positive note by sharing a story from CNBC/Yahoo Finance.
According to the financial website, Gallup's most recent "Well-Being Index" has determined Nebraska is the third best state in America if you're searching for peace-of-mind and contentedness.
What comprises "well-being"? Start with physical fitness. Add some emotional health. And then consider work opportunities, stress level, cost of living, and even dental care.
The five best states for well-being -- according to Gallup's thousands of surveys and comprehensive interviews -- are:
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
The state with the worst sense of well-being is West Virginia, for four years in a row. It ranks dead last in all categories but one -- work environment, where it's 14th in the nation.
Which state has the worst work environment? Mississippi.