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International Day of Happiness

This Is What A Small Moment Of Happiness Looks Like

Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

24 Daily Moments of Happiness

Shannon Oliver | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Oliver

8. The hilarious text your friend sends you. Maybe it's a dream she had about you. Maybe it's a really ugly picture of her face. Maybe it's the poop emoji. I hope you have friends like mine, or else this could sound weird.

String Cover Of 'Happy' Is Too Perfect For International Day of Happiness

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment

Today is International Day of Happiness. Coincidentally, there happens to be a very popular song by Pharrell Williams practically everywhere right now...

WATCH: What The U.S. Can Learn From Bhutan

Posted 03.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Many Americans may not have ever heard of Bhutan, but Ben Henretig, author of "The Happiest Place," thinks it's time for that to change. In an inte...

The Smiliest Countries On Earth According To Instagram Photos

Posted 03.20.2014 | Travel

In honor of the International Day of Happiness, Jetpac did a little investigation into the happiest places on Earth. By looking at data compiled f...

17 Little Things In Life That Make You Absolutely Euphoric

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 03.20.2014 | Good News

Your online date ditched you. You feel like you blew it in your big meeting. Sometimes, the rat race can be all too much. But guess what: Life isn't s...

This Chart Will Take You From Grumpy To Happy In Just A Few Minutes

Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Dogs, babies and Beyoncé... what else does anyone need in order to turn their mood around? Whether it's puppies playing in a ball pit or a tune yo...

27 Things You Need To Know About Happiness

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living

We all have different ideas of how to achieve total bliss. For some it's in the company of loved ones, for others it's following their passions -- but...

4 Ways To Have A Happier Day

Megan McDonough | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan McDonough

Popular advertising depicts that happiness comes in the form of flat abs, wrinkle-free skin or the right clothes that make you cool, hip, and happening. Thankfully, none are necessary for happiness. How about celebrating your body just as it is -- a perfect doorway to happiness?

This Is What 100 Days Of Happiness Looks Like

Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Carolyn Gregoire

Are We Happy Yet?

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Rain was pouring down in New York City as Gretchen Rubin hopped on a city bus and settled in for a long ride, taking the opportunity to enjoy a moment...

Happiness Now: What Do the U.N., Pharrell and Ellen Have in Common?

Randy Taran | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

As the stresses of society approach critical mass, and conversations like The Third Metric gain momentum, even entire countries are adopting measures for well-being and gross national happiness. Join the global movement to expand the happiness in your life and in the lives of those around you.

Why in the World Do We Need an International Day of Happiness, Anyway?

Valerie Alexander | Posted 05.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

Why should rabid capitalists like us care about anyone's happiness but our own? Think of it as enlightened self interest. Dozens of studies in the past few years all reach the same basic conclusion on this point -- happiness is achievable, and a happy society is more profitable.

5 Ways Leaders Can Use the Third Metric to Improve Employee Happiness

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

How can investing in employee wellbeing and happiness have such a significant effect on the bottom line?

Happiness Gets Its Day

Karol DeWulf Nickell | Posted 05.04.2014 | Good News
Karol DeWulf Nickell

International Day of Happiness isn't about drawing smiley faces on sticky notes (which I don't do) or putting a good face on bad news (which I do sometimes), it's about hitting the "pause" button sometime during March 20 and thinking about how happiness is an essential element of life.

The Happiness Tipping Point

Sunnie Groeneveld | Posted 08.03.2013 | Impact
Sunnie Groeneveld

Happiness is not about smiley faces, unicorns and light-hearted merriment. Nor is it about self-proclaimed gurus and their self-help anecdotes of supposed enlightenment.

How This Small Country Inspired the International Day of Happiness

Nikki Williams | Posted 05.20.2013 | Good News
Nikki Williams

How will you celebrate International Day of Happiness? Will you reach out to friends, family, or community? Or will you work on cultivating a happiness ritual that starts with yourself?

Is the International Day of Happiness a Happy Initiative?

Jean-Baptiste Stuchlik | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean-Baptiste Stuchlik

It is important to understand that these happiness technologies, which will have a real impact on our "life experience," are a new type of technology. Again, they are not designed to change the world but to change ourselves, our behaviors, our relations to others and our lifestyles.

11 Quotes To Celebrate Spring

Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living

This year, the first day of spring falls on March 20, which just happens to be the first annual International Day of Happiness. Coincidence? We th...

Got Happiness? First UN International Day of Happiness

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 05.19.2013 | Good News
Frances Moore Lappe

Today is the world's first International Happiness Day, declared by the UN to signal the importance of going beyond GDP as a measure of progress. We need, says the UN, better measures of society's real wellbeing -- including happiness.

Happiness Goes Global -- How Will You Celebrate International Day of Happiness?

Randy Taran | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

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.