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Action for Happiness

Action for Happiness
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10 Things Creative People Do | Randy Taran Have you ever wondered why some people are more creative than others? Did you ever wish that you had more of that particular gene? The good news is that research shows that happiness and creativity are not only related, they can be developed. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. By nourishing your creative side, you'll bring happiness not only to yourself but to those around you. The Science of Happiness - Happiness in Life | Happify Want to feel happier? Let science show you the way! Learn about the happiness-boosting strategies from groundbreaking research in positive psychology. What is Happiness, Anyway? What is happiness—and what is it not? Read More Happiness by the Numbers What do the happiest people have in common? Read More 3 Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood You're cranky. Read More Money Can Buy Happiness Michael Norton, a marketing professor at Harvard Business School and co-author of Happy Money, reveals strategies for getting the most happiness bang for your buck. Read More The Secret Upside to Stress We all think of stress as the enemy—but it doesn't have to be! Read More Train Your Brain for Gratitude Just what do grateful people have in common—and why is it worth practicing gratitude all year round? Read More 6 Ways to Be More Resilient Whether you're struggling now or simply want to build up your resilience for tough times in the future, here are six science-based strategies that really work.

Latest happiness | Happycity Campaigns » Make It Happy We provide strategic consulting to public and private sector clients that plan on launching or growing happiness campaigns, products, and services. Global CitizenWe have partnered with Global Citizen on multiple proje... Make it 33To celebrate Mario’s 33rd birthday, we wanted to ... C'mon Get Happy Challenge- Landing Page -Everyday Health Everyday Health, Social Workout, and Facebook: How does this work? The C’mon, Get Happy Challenge is produced by Everyday Health, and powered by Do I get a Social Workout account when I join? Yes! Whether you join the challenge via Facebook, or on, you'll get a free account on Social Workout. What are you going to do with my email and logging data? Can I join if the challenge has already started? Can I do catch up posts? OK, where's the help page?

Experts: To be happy, stop trying While the pursuit of happiness may seem like a reasonable aim, new research shows that making happiness a personal goal will only stand in the way of your achieving it. The researchers found that women who valued happiness more tended to report being less happy and more depressed than women who didn't place such a high premium on a lasting smile. [5 Things That Will Make You Happier] "Wanting to be happy can make you less happy," said study researcher Iris Mauss, an assistant professor in psychology at the University of Denver. "If you explicitly and purposely focus on happiness, that appears to have a self-defeating quality." Stress and happiness In the first study, researchers surveyed 59 women who reported having a stressful life event in the past six months, such as a divorce, self-injury, injury or death of a close family member, sudden unemployment, or exposure to crime. Participants then watched either a happy or sad film clip. Why we're not happy How to become happy

Authentic Happiness | Authentic Happiness International Day of Happiness - 20 March Climate Action for a Happy Planet What is the International Day of Happiness? It’s a day to be happy, of course! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. The UN just launched 17 Sustainable Development Goals that seek to end poverty, reduce inequality, and protect our planet – three key aspects that lead to well-being and happiness. The United Nations invites each person of any age, plus every classroom, business and government to celebrate the International Day of Happiness each year on March 20. This year, even cartoon characters have joined in as the United Nations teams up with a group famous for lacking good cheer: the Angry Birds. These animated ambassadors are helping to raise awareness about the importance of climate action for our common future.

Randy Taran: Happiness Goes Global -- How Will You Celebrate International Day of Happiness? How many times a year do you get an excuse to celebrate happiness? Why not right now? The UN has declared March 20, 2013 to be the first International Day of Happiness. Why happiness now? More and more, people are asking what is the definition of human "progress," and recognizing that it must include happiness and well-being, not just bottom line economic growth. History: International Day of Happiness gained momentum after the Hon. How to Get Involved? A: Affirm the pledge -- make a personal pledge to create more happiness in the world C: Cheer Happy Heroes -- celebrate the people who bring happiness to you and others T: Take part -- do something to mark the day and spread some happiness Wherever you are in the world you can take part on the International Day of Happiness by: • Cheering your Happy Heroes or using the #happyheroes hashtag on Twitter • Sharing what you're doing on the day using Cheers or the #happyday hashtag on Twitter. 5 Ways to Activate Your Happiness: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.