Happiness is when your life fulfills your needs.
Don't confuse happiness with pleasure. Pleasure is temporary, being happy lasts.
Research shows your needs fall into 9 "WE PROMISE" categories:
Wellbeing, Environment, Pleasure, Relationships, Outlook, Meaning, Involvment, Success, Elasticity.
Your personality, experiences, and opportunities affect which needs are most important to you.
We help you discover and prioritize those needs so you find your ideal path to happiness.
Identify your top needs from the nearly 60 Happiness Essentials™ spread over all 9 WE PROMISE categories.
Work on those needs which are both most important to you and furthest from being fulfilled. Get the details in the Happiness Toolkit.
Map out how to satisfy your top needs in an achievable way.
Learn from subject-matter experts and create your step-by-step plan for success.
Take action to fulfill your needs using a step-by-step approach.
Develop happiness habits, track your progress, and connect with other people like you working on their happiness.
Happiness is a lifelong journey taken one easy step at a time.
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Founded by Kenneth Benjamin, Happiness International is a passion-based business. Everyone on our small team works from their hearts with a single common purpose: to make the world a happier place one person at a time.
Right now, that person is you.
We believe that a scientific understanding of happiness is the key to overcoming the failure of one-size-fits-all traditional methods.
We're not mystics, gurus, or prophets. We're people just like you looking for answers that work. We think we've found some and we hope you'll agree.
Each of us has our own unique needs that lead to happiness. Our job is to help you discover yours and follow them to a lifetime of happiness, satisfaction, and fulfillment.
Our tools and techniques draw on a wide range of traditional and scientific disciplines including: psychology, sociology, evolutionary sciences, neurobiology, ancient traditions, classical philosophies, decades-deep personal experience, and everyday common sense.
We synthesize the best of the wisdom of the ages with the accuracy of the science of the times into tools that help you create a path to happiness that really works.
Knowledge and self-awareness are critical elements on your path to happiness. We give you the tools to get both.
If you want to be happy, start with our free Happiness Toolkit and get the knowledge you need to succeed.
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Researchers at the Nakamoto Brain Sciences Research Institute in Tokyo announced today the discovery of a happiness pill.
The pill, called Manzoku, gives people a “sense of contentment,” according to Owarai Kusa, the project’s lead scientist.
According to Mr. Kusa the pill is a major breakthrough compared to traditional feel-good drugs such as alcohol and stimulants such as cocaine because it’s not addictive and you do not develop a tolerance for it, which typically leads to increasing dosage requirements.
“It just works”, says…
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Follow these 7 steps to reclaim your wonder from slumber in less than an hour…
Maybe you’ve heard the news already but, just in case you haven’t, today is the United Nations International Day of Happiness and we’ve got a little present for you. Read on to see what it is (hint: it’s valuable and sure to help you be happier).
Happiness Day, what does that mean? It’s party time!!!
Well, okay, maybe not. At least not until it’s a paid holiday. Then again, tomorrow is Friday…I’m just sayin’.
Seriously, here’s what I recommend you do on Happiness Day (before the party, that is):