You can be happier. Discover how with my free template.

  • Learn more about what makes you happy
  • Steer your life in the best direction possible
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Tracking happiness method demo

You can be happier. Discover how with my free template.

  • Learn more about what makes you happy
  • Steer your life in the best direction possible
  • Receive the custom template for free

What is tracking happiness exactly?

Tracking happiness is actually very simple and takes less than 2 minutes per day.

The entire method is based on three simple ideas:

Step 1: Determine your daily happiness rating

Rate every single day based on your feeling of happiness, on a scale from 1 to 10.

Step 2: Determine the happiness factors

Which factors influenced your happiness, both positive and negative?

Step 3: Keep it up and learn!

As you continue tracking happiness, your data will become more valuable.

These are the most inspiring articles about Tracking Happiness

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How To Be Happy: The Ultimate Guide To Happiness

How to be happy? It’s probably the most frequently asked question in life. We all want to be happy, above everything else, right? This is the ultimate guide towards a happier tomorrow. After reading these actionable, no-bullshit steps, you’ll know how to be happier tomorrow.

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Engineering A Happiness Prediction Model

This is the world’s first happiness prediction model. This essay explains how it’s been built from start to finish, with numerous animations and supporting visualizations. It’s actually the most in-depth happiness essay I’ve ever published.

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Can Money Buy Happiness? [In-depth Analysis] – Happiness Essay on Money: Part 1

Can money buy happiness? It’s one of the most discussed questions online. I’ve answered this question by combining my personal finance and happiness data!

Who runs Tracking Happiness?

My name is Hugo, and I'm from the Netherlands. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, a passion for data and statistical analysis and am an expert in happiness.

I've tracked my happiness every day for 5 years in a row. And I'm now using my knowledge to inspire you to prioritize your happiness. You see, I'm a strong believer in what gets measured gets managed. I want to show you what I - and many others - have learned while tracking our happiness.

My Happiness Essays have reached thousands of people around the world and have been shared in many places.

With my data, I have inspired hundreds of others to also track their happiness. And I'm hoping this number will only grow more!

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Loving words from the Tracking Happiness community

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Sanjay

I have to say, I wasn’t sure what to expect at first, but it was eye-opening after just a few days of consistent tracking.

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Lily

The Happy Blog made me think about the negative aspects of my life that I can mitigate. Thinking about their direct effects on my life will hopefully make a positive impact.

Emily Tracking Happiness Testimonial

Emily

Tracking happiness every day has become a key habit in my life, something that really helps me grow as a person!

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David

You've inspired me to try journaling again, but most importantly to create my own happiness tracking spreadsheet!

Check out the latest articles on Tracking Happiness

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How Does Gratitude Make Us Happier? (With Actual Examples)

Being grateful is scientifically correlated to a higher feeling of happiness. This article shows how being grateful for something can directly have a positive influence on your happiness. So even when you are not completely in control of all your emotions all the time, showing gratitude can at least help you steer your happiness in the best direction possible. That’s the most important takeaway here.

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What Is A Purposeful Life?

What is a purposeful life? A purposeful life is when you are moving towards a big goal in your life that aligns with your values, passions and makes you happy. This is harder than it sounds because finding your purpose in life is not always easy.

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Amazing May – Monthly Happiness Journal – May 2019

This month will forever be known as Amazing May. This past month was amazing in pretty much every way. I was happy, productive, spend quality time with my girlfriend and friends and was really happy as a result. Here’s the monthly update from my personal happiness journal!

You can be happier. Discover how with my free template!

  • Track your happiness every day
  • Learn more about what makes you happy
  • Receive my custom template for free