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The Happiness Initiative Webinars provide information and inspiration for the global happiness movement, grassroots activism and transition to a new economic paradigm. Learn more about the Global Happiness and Wellbeing movement launched at the United Nations.   Please donate to support this work!

Policy-Focused Webinars
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The Happiness Movement with Jon Hall of the Human Development Report Office of UNDP, former manager of the Global Project on Measuring the Progress of Societies and author of measures of Australia’s progress.

Life After Growth: Building Community Resilience in a World of Declining Energy with Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow-In-Residence at the Post Carbon Institute ,author of 10 books and producer of the viral animated video  300 Years of Fossil Fuels in 300 Minutes.

Update on Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness Efforts by John de Graaf, a co-founder of The Happiness Initiative and co-author of What’s the Economy for, Anyway?

Grassroots-Focused Webinars
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Social Movements, Deep Listening and the Grassroots Global Happiness and Wellbeing Movement: What is Needed Now with Professor Lester Kurtz of George Mason University.

Gross National Happiness in personal action in Vermont – a walk across America with Paula Francis and Linda Wheatly of GNHUSA.

Happiness Indicators in Vermont and the work of GNHUSA with Tom Barefoot, co-founder and co-coordinator of GNHUSA.org.

What’s happyning around the world? Creative strategies to bring happiness & well-being awareness to more people with Mary Judd of Mary Judd Communication

A Paradigm Shift for Global Happiness with Dr. Jens Jerndal, author, speaker, political scientists, economist, former diplomat, investment counsellor and CEO.

Paths to Happiness and Your Gift with Mario Chamorro, Executive Director of the Happy Post Project and Founder of Make it Happy.

Happiness Seminars in Sete France with Yamouna David, Director of EFACTS and co-founder of the International Happiness Observatory.

Individual Happiness–Focused Webinars
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Mindfulness for a Happy Life Webinar with Dianna Dunbar, LCSW, MSW Founder of Mindful Experience®.

Integrating Forms of Happiness – the stories we tell ourselves make a big difference with Dr. Alex Suarez.

‘If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. – Dalai LamaHappiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence”. – Aristotle

Learn more about the Global Happiness and Wellbeing movement launched at the United Nations.