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TODAY is International Happiness Day!

written by Senia Maymin and Kathryn Britton 20 March 2014

Senia Maymin and Kathryn Britton are the senior editors of PositivePsychologyNews.com. Together they have edited two books in the Positive Psychology News series: Resilience: How to Navigate Life's Curves and Gratitude: How to Appreciate Life's Gifts. Kathryn co-edited the third book in the series, Character Strengths Matter, with Shannon Polly. Their co-authored articles are here.

Senia Maymin, MAPP '06, is the coauthor of Profit from the Positive. Maymin is an executive coach to entrepreneurs and CEOs. Her PhD is in organizational behavior from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Full Bio. Her solo articles are here and her articles with Margaret Greenberg are here.

Kathryn Britton, MAPP '06 also co-authored Smarts and Stamina on using positive psychology principles to build strong health habits. Blog. Full bio. Her solo articles are here.

TODAY, March 20, is International Happiness Day.

What does that mean?

  • You can watch 19 happiness and research-related videos for free.  Today is the day for the vitual miniconference of interviews and presentations by speakers who have dedicated their lives to increasing human well-being in practical, every-day ways. Recordings of the entire conference are available for a modest price (US $25 today, $50 after today).

  • You can do something nice for someone.
  • … and if you do, then TWEET about it with #happyacts and @mylivehappy, since Live Happy Magazine is sponsoring many activities for International Happiness Day.
  • Follow up at @pospsych for more updates.


Have fun!

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1 comment

Kathryn Britton 21 March 2014 - 11:10 am

The lower price ($25 US) for accessing the recordings of the virtual mini-conference has been extended through Saturday, March 22. The new price ($50) will begin Sunday morning.

I believe this link will take you to the purchase point for the recorded conference.


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