X
JOIN US

Would you like to be part of creating a happier and more caring society? If so please join our movement, add your pledge and take action - at home, at school, at work or in your community. Together we can make a difference

I will try to create more happiness and less unhappiness in the world around me

join

news

news rss feed rss logo

Friends, family and birthdays 'make children happiest'

16 Apr 2011 | BBC News

Friends, family and birthdays top the list of things that UK children say make them happy, a survey suggests. Computer games came in above chocolate, while social networking websites languished below both, in the survey of 1,000 children aged up to 16. Children rated their happiness, on average, at 8.5 out of 10, compared to only 6.5 for adults.

Read article here

tags

Action for Happiness

107298 followers

  • Being grateful helps to improve our sleep, enhance our relationships, protect us from illness & boost our happiness https://t.co/QNK5cMZqNW

    today 10:44am

  • Giving kindness brings just as much joy as receiving it. Look for unexpected ways to be kind to other people today 🙏ht…

    today 9:04am

  • "My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness" ~ Dalai Lama https://t.co/vOFDbqFtwm

    yesterday 10:45am

  • Happiness isn't just about pleasurable feelings. It's about being able to experience the full range of human emotion https://t.co/f4SRldTBLV

    yesterday 12:49pm

  • You can be a good person with a kind heart and still say no https://t.co/fxq2tR7yGW

    yesterday 11:57am

  • Joy is portable. Bring it with you ☀️ https://t.co/6FT8h60yJH

    yesterday 11:37am

  • Our brains crave connection. Unplugging from technology can be a great way to reconnect with others and ourselves https://t.co/HWAfLG9btT

    yesterday 11:30am

  • @NetwrkWellbeing: Simple acts of #kindness make a big difference: New guest post by @CarnegieUKTrust https://t.co/wHVk94vwgt Please #…

    tuesday 15 aug 11:11am

  • There are lots of practical things we can do to improve our wellbeing and help create a happier world https://t.co/uH4RE8TL2r

    tuesday 15 aug 10:48am

  • @Vivgrant: Education for the Soul Conference Keynote #1 - @ActionHappiness Well-being Expert & Author, Vanessa King Join us - https://t…

    tuesday 15 aug 3:10am

follow us on twitter