UN Observance – International Happiness Day: March 20

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A profound shift in attitudes is underway all over the world. People are now recognizing that ‘progress’ should be about increasing human happiness and wellbeing, not just growing the economy.

March 20 has been established as the annual International Day of Happiness and all 193 United Nations member states have adopted a resolution calling for happiness to be given greater priority.

day-of-happiness-764x382The 2014 Day of Happiness campaign asked people to share authentic images of what makes them happy to “Reclaim Happiness” back from the fake commercial images of happiness that we are so often bombarded with. Many tens of thousands of people shared images and the social reach was estimated to be over 13 million people globally.

For the International Day of Happiness 2015 we’re inviting everyone to focus on their connections with others and make new connections.

Happiness-Day-Wallpapers-1This campaign is a global celebration to mark the United Nations International Day of Happiness. It is coordinated by Action for Happiness, a non-profit movement of people from 160 countries, supported by a partnership of like-minded organizations.

If you wish to get involved please click here to access the International Day of Happiness pack.

The Ten Keys to Happier Living are reported as being: Giving, Relating, Exercising, Appreciating, Trying Out, Direction, Resilience, Emotion, Acceptance, Meaning.

Click here to download more information about each key to happier living!

Spread the word about International Day of Happiness on social media:

Twitter: #InternationalDayOfHappiness

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/actionforhappiness

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