The Happy Blog - Everything About Happiness
The #1 place on the internet where you can read interesting and unique articles related to happiness!
I believe the absolute purpose in life is happiness. No matter what different things we value in life, we all try to be as happy as we can for as long as possible. You might say you want to be successful, famous, rich or healthy, but these are really just factors that ultimately influence your happiness. The Happy Blog is a place for the Tracking Happiness community to share interesting, entertaining and inspiring content about happiness.
What is the Happy Blog about?
The Happy Blog is about pretty much everything that's related to happiness. Most importantly, it will NOT be just about my own happiness.
You see, up until the birth of the Happy Blog, the scope of this website has been mostly my own personal happiness.
I want trackinghappiness.com to be so much more than just that!
I want the Happy Blog to be more about you!
The list of topics that are covered in the Happy Blog is virtually endless. But I still want to give it a try. The Happy Blog is going to include:
- Posts about (tracking) happiness from the community (that's YOU!)
- Articles about more than just happiness (think about other psychological topics)
- Interviewing others about their experiences with finding happiness in life
- Highlighting the most interesting studies
- Sharing insightful journals from all over the world
- Perhaps product or book reviews
- Guest posts from other prominent writers on the subject of happiness
- Editorial stuff
Join the Happy Blog!
Do you have an inspiring story to tell, something special you experienced regarding happiness or a different point of view on the topics of this Happy Blog, then I'd love to share your voice on this page as well.
My goal is to grow the Happy Blog into a community-driven platform that creates unique and inspiring content for the whole world to see.
This page contains a growing list of all the posts that have been published on the Happy Blog.
If you’re a people-pleaser and never stand up for yourself or say no, expressing your true opinions can be scary. However, in order to grow and learn, you’ve got to get out of the comfort zone. In this article, we will take a closer look at what people-pleasing is and I’ll show you 7 cures to help you stop overextending yourself to help others.
Low self-esteem can often seem impossible to overcome because someone with low self-esteem doesn’t believe that they can do it. Luckily, there are some simple but effective ways of boosting self-esteem. This post covers 7 self-esteem activities that will help you get there!
Having a purpose in life correlates to a LOT of important factors of happiness, like health, longevity, motivation, and fulfillment. That’s why it’s so important to have a purpose in your life. This article shows you the studies on this subject and helps you find your own purpose.
Forgiveness is good for your mental health because it’s all about being kind towards yourself. You probably try to minimize other stressors in your life, so why would you hang onto something as stressful as unforgiveness? Unfortunately, forgiveness isn’t always easy to achieve, but with a little work, time and some help from the methods outlined in this article, you can learn to let go of the anger and move on to happier things.
Positivity is a huge part of happiness since it’s responsible for how we perceive the things that happen to us. With this article, you will learn how to achieve a positive mindset in order to start living a better and happier life tomorrow.
“F*ck my life” or “My life sucks!”. If these thoughts are controlling your mind on a daily basis, then this article is for you. I’ve collected 11 actionable strategies that can help you fix your life one step at a time.
If you’re suffering from morning anxiety, then it’s likely a big negative factor on your happiness. This guide will help you deal with morning anxiety, by showing actionable strategies and examples that have worked for many others.
Unfortunately, some people’s happiness depends on the unhappiness of others. Therefore, I can’t say that I believe that everybody deserves to be happy. Even though the world would probably be a better place if everybody would be happy. This article explores the difficult answers to this question.
How much of our happiness comes from within? How much of the factors that influence our happiness are within our control? If you’re looking for answers to these questions, this article is all you need.
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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 your 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!