Determine what makes you happy.

Every day.

Act on it.

They say what gets measured gets managed.

Start tracking happiness now and increase the value of your life! 

Receive my custom template for free and start tracking your happiness right away!

Tracking happiness method demo
Tracking happiness method demo

Determine what makes you happy.

Every day.

Act on it.

They say what gets measured gets managed.

Start tracking happiness now and increase the value of your life! 

Receive my custom template for free and start tracking your happiness right away!

What is tracking happiness exactly?

Tracking happiness is actually very simple and takes less than 5 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

Box plot am I happy at work data analysis

Am I Happy At Work? [analyzing my entire career from day 0]

From the day I started working, I have always wondered if I really enjoyed my job. After analysing my happiness throughout my entire career, I have finally found the answer to these questions. Join me on this happy journey that starts on day 0 of my career, and find out how you too can find out if your work makes you happy!

The Effect Of Sleep On Happiness

The Effect Of Sleep On Happiness [Complete Analysis] – Happiness Essay on Sleep: Part 1

Sleep is becoming more important to me as I’m getting older. In this unique analysis, I have tried to quanity the effect that sleep has on my happiness.

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Happy In Love [Data Analysis] – Happiness Essay on Love: Part 1

I have tracked my relationship for over 3,5 years, and I’ve analysed just how much influence it has on my happiness. Conclusion: I am happy in love!

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!

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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.

Lily Tracking Happiness testimonial

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

Falling in style at the Fox Glacier Skydive

Fox Glacier Skydive [With Photos] – Good day – June 12th, 2014

29 May 2017

I went skydiving at the Fox Glacier on the South Island of New Zealand. It is the highest skydive on the southern hemisphere, and it was absolutely amazing.

Sick on holiday Abel Tasman National Park

Sick On Holiday – Bad day – June 7th, 2014

23 May 2017

I got sick on holiday after finishing my stressful internship. I want to share my experiences in this Bad Day post, as I have tracked all the details.

A reason for why I hate clubs is the crowdeness

I Hate Clubs – Bad day – December 21st, 2013

21 May 2017

I hate clubs. I have dedicated this entire ‘Bad day’ post to the things that I hate about clubbing. It has a very negative influence on my happiness!

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