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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How To Journal For Self-Awareness (+Tips and Examples)
December 19, 2019

Journaling is one of the best ways to grow self-awareness. This is supported by science, examples and personal experience. If you’re looking to grow your self-awareness through journaling, this article is exactly what you need.

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Top 10 Biggest Factors Responsible For Happiness (Actual Data)
December 14, 2019

Happiness factors are a big part of my happiness tracking method. That’s why I wanted to share a little analysis with you here about the factors that are responsible for my happiness. This article covers 2,019 days of happiness factors and shows you how you can do the same thing for yourself!

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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