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



On this page you can browse our resources and see example of inspiring projects led by Action for Happiness members.


  • Happy City

    The Happy City initiative is bringing people together, strengthening connections between communities and spreading happiness across Bristol and beyond.

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  • Morning Gloryville

    Morning Gloryville creates immersive morning (sober) dance party events which help boost happiness and social connections, while also being great for health, fun and creativity.

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  • Mindapples

    Mindapples promotes mentally healthy living for everyone by promoting simple, daily activities and by asking people: "What's the 5-a-day for your mind?"

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  • Wheel of Wellbeing

    Body. Mind. Spirit. People. Place. Planet. The Wheel of Well-being is a great resource if you're interested in health and happiness - from a personal or a professional perspective

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  • Discover the Groundbreaking Science to Release Your Inner Optimist and Thrive

  • Laughter Yoga combines unconditional laughter with yogic breathing.

  • How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul

  • The power of being grateful and some quick ideas we could all do

  • Remember to smile, it can make you feel happier

  • Reflect on what went well yesterday

  • Take control of your mood at the click of a button

  • Let them know what happened to you today

  • Change How You Feel By Changing the Way You Think

  • A Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Workbook for Children and Young People

  • A thank you note a day

  • Send a unique thank you message to someone you care about

  • Gretchen Rubin offers practical advice, sharp insight, charm, and humour

  • 12-step programme using research from positive psychology, neuroscience and more

  • How learning to be grateful and thankful can make you significantly happier

  • A step-by-step mind manual for creating the life you choose

  • Strategies to inspire sustainability, based on the latest psychology research

  • The secret to lasting happiness, contentment and success

  • Exploring how the arts can inspire kindness, community and social change

  • Web-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for anxiety and depression

  • Campaign to get more young people enjoying the benefits of summer camps

  • Free-to-use tool to asses your resilience at work

  • A Manifesto For a Different Way of Living

  • Helping orgnisations to improve well-being and engagement in their workforces

  • Book of happy thoughts and memories with beautiful illustrations from students

  • Practical ideas & techniques that can help reduce depression and build happiness

  • Inspiring books on the subjects of fear, choice, challenges, worry, guilt & more

  • Great book by James Wallman about why experiences make us happier than things

  • Offers distance learning courses, resources and coaching

  • Top tips on how to organise a street party

  • Programmes for schools to improve student wellbeing and personal development

  • An inspiring movement running campaigns to spread positivity in Kuwait

  • Journal app to save daily happy moments & help you appreciate the little things

  • A set of inspiring posters to accompany our Ten Keys to Happier Living.

  • Discover the power of the 3-to-1 Ratio with Dr. Barbara Fredrickson