Article by Wendy McCance
Continuing my search for the ultimate in a happy life, I started thinking about where I live. I have lived in several states and truly believe that there is a difference in the way people behave towards one another as well as what ethics are important to them. Because I was a small kid when my family moved around, I think that my memories are probably a little out of date from what people are like in the places I had lived, now.
I am so burnt out from fakeness and superficial lives. I desperately want to live somewhere where people are HONEST and KIND to each other. Is there a state where people are more concerned with these attributes as well as leading a more peaceful life? I am not inerested in living somewhere where material possesions and an attitude of it’s all about me are the ways in which people live.
As I get older, I am so turned off by gossiping, stepping on others instead of putting out a helping hand and lying that I am starting to lose faith about the goodness in others. I know deep down that there are still many wonderful people out there, but I believe that since the economy went to hell, we are left with stressed out, people who are at their worst because of the additional stresses that they had faced or are still facing.
I would love to hear from you and get your opinion on where you think the nicest people live. The ones who are more laid back and welcoming to each other.
Here are some links you might enjoy:
The Friendliest Towns in America
City Friendliest Towns in America
America’s Friendliest People
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