Toolkit

Use Gross National Happiness Index to measure the impact of your project or to conduct your own Happiness Initiative in your town, city, 
neighborhood, place of work or with your team.

Happiness Initiatives are scalable and designed to help bring about a new economic paradigm! You can use the Gross National Happiness Index for a project, lecture or class.

Conduct a Happiness Initiative

Happiness Initiative are scaleable at any level – use the Happiness Index in your city, your neighborhood, work place or with family and friends, or for talks, classes or clients. 

How to Use the Gross National Happiness Index for your Project 

How to Conduct a Happiness Initiative

Other tools in the toolkit:

Sample Happiness Proclamation
Hardcopy of the GNH Index (scroll down to download)
Happy Policies and Project Library
Raise Awareness

And a few other tools that may come in useful:

The Happiness Initiative One Sheeter
HI Team Roles and Responsibility Descriptions
HI Timeline
Draft Press Release for Launch of Your Initiative
An amazing array of research and science about happiness by Zack Walsh
Happiness Budget Card  (print double sided & fold)
Pursuit of Happiness Day Event Toolkit
The Happiness Initiative Logo use it for your Happiness Initiative (as long as non-commercial)
Personal Happiness Handbook

You will need a unique code for your happiness index survey.  Email info@happycounts.org. We appreciate a donation to support our work.

Text for your website or other communication materials:
The Happiness Initiative is a national project offering tools and resources to communities and individuals seeking to enhance their well-being.  The mission of the Happiness Initiative is to work for a just, healthy and resilient society where all people have the opportunity to pursue happiness.  (Your Project Name) is a local happiness initiative that uses the tools and resources developed and provided by The Happiness Initiative.

Tools for Campuses

The Happiness Initiative provides an easy tool for measuring and improving
personal, campus and community well-being and sustainability. The process of
conducting an initiative will inspire and engage students, campus organizations,
faculty and staff to positive action.

Understand WHY your campus should start an Initiative.  Learn WHO can start a one.  See what it looks like and learn HOW to make it happen!

“How To” Guide for Campus
Campus Happiness Initiative One Page Description
Outreach Suggestions
Sample University/ College Proclamation – Amendable for your campus
Who and How to Start an Initiative
Campus Timeline – General initiatives
Happiness Budget Card (print double sided & fold).

Text for your website or other communication materials:

The Happiness Initiative is a national project offering tools and resources to communities and individuals seeking to enhance their well-being along the ten domains of happiness.  The mission of the Happiness Initiative is to work for a just, healthy and resilient society where all people have the opportunity to pursue happiness.  (Your Project Name) is a local happiness initiative that uses the tools and resources developed and provided by The Happiness Initiative.

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