Learn How To Be Happy - The Happy Blog

If you've recently wondered:

"What can I do today so that I'll be happier tomorrow?", you're in the right place.

Tracking Happiness is a place where quantified data meets personal stories and examples. This website covers important topics like happiness, living life with a purpose, and mental health, but adds a unique twist.

Why? Because Tracking Happiness focuses on:

  • Sharing personal stories and examples of others.
  • Quantifying our happiness and correlating it with studies.
  • Actionable advice that you can use today in order to be happier tomorrow.
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Latest articles

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Top 6 Things Money Can’t Buy (+ What To Do About It)
March 30, 2020

Having money at your disposal won’t necessarily make you a better or happier human being. It’s things that take work, time and effort. This article discusses the top 6 things that money can’t buy, including methods on how you can still become a better human being without spending money.

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Self-Honesty: Examples Of Why It’s So Important (+ Studies)
March 26, 2020

We humans like to think that we are honest to ourselves. But are we really? While self-deception can play an important role in protecting our self-esteem, honesty really is the best policy. Here are three examples of why you need self-honesty in your life.

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Can Happiness Be Bought? (Answers, Studies + Examples)
March 24, 2020

Can happiness be bought? The short answer is yes, happiness can be bought, but only to a (very) limited extend. In this article, I’ll discuss what these are using peer-reviewed studies and some clear examples of happiness that can be bought.

How to be happy?

It's probably the most frequently asked question in life. We all want to be happy, above everything else, right?

  • Who cares about money when you're not happy?
  • Who cares about friends when you're not happy with who you are?
  • Who cares about good health if you're lonely and depressed?

Before getting started on this enormous topic, it's a good idea to set things straight.

This section of Tracking Happiness is a result of >6 years of experience in tracking, analyzing, studying and talking happiness. This covers everything you need to know to fully understand and improve your own happiness.

It contains actual examples of other people's happiness, actionable results based on studies and surveys, and helpful tips about how to be in control of your own happiness.

You won't find bullshit advice like "just be happy" in this guide.

This is by far the biggest and most in-depth resource out there. Therefore, I've made it a priority to add structure to this section. Here's how it's broken down.


1. What is happiness?

What makes your happiness unique and how can you define it.

2. Internal happiness

Positivity, self-awareness and confidence are keys to a happy life.

3. Purpose in life

You are happier when you have a purpose and a passion.

4. Journaling for happiness

Journaling allows you to learn from and understand 100% of your happiness.

5. Social happiness

Spend time with people that make you happy.

6. Happiness tips

Advanced and actionable tips you can do right now to be happier tomorrow.

7. Case studies & research

Research and actual case studies of others who have followed this guide on how to be happy.

Popular articles

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Try Something New Today To Be Happy: >15 Tips And Examples!

Trying something new can result in unimaginable ways that make you happier. If you want to be happy, you should definitely try something new every now and then. This article will get you inspired to find ideas and go out there and change your life for the better!

Who runs Tracking Happiness?

My name is Hugo Huyer, and I'm a mental health coach that focuses on quantifying happiness. By quantifying something as abstract as our happiness, we're able to guide ourselves into a life in which happiness is fully understood.

I've tracked my happiness every day for 6 years in a row. And I'm now sharing 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.

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