Finishing The Traineeship – Monthly Happiness Report – August, 2015

Finishing The Traineeship – Monthly Happiness Report – August, 2015

Hi again! 🙂 It’s time for another Monthly Happiness Report. After an amazing holiday in Croatia, I continued tracking my happiness as I was finishing the traineeship I had started a year ago. My girlfriend and I also had to prepare for yet another long distance relationship period. Never a boring day, right? Anyway, let’s get started. Below table shows the average happiness ratings in August, 2015. So my happiness was still very high in August. Let’s have a look at…

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Camping in Croatia – Monthly Happiness Report – July, 2015

Camping in Croatia – Monthly Happiness Report – July, 2015

Hey there! Welcome to yet another Monthly Happiness Report. I finished my adventure on a project in Costa Rica in July, 2015, after which I went on a lovely holiday to Croatia with my girlfriend. It was one of the best months of the year for me. Let me show you why! Below table shows the average happiness ratings in July, 2015. At the start of July, 2015, I had already spent 2 months in Costa Rica, working my ass…

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Surfing In Costa Rica – Good Day – June 28th, 2015

Surfing In Costa Rica – Good Day – June 28th, 2015

Welcome to yet another ‘Good Day‘ post! In this ‘Good Day’ series, I try to highlight some of the best days of my life, in order to fully show you how I have been tracking my happiness! On the 28th of June, I was extremely thrilled to be surfing again. I was working in crunch mode on a project in Costa Rica at the time, and the surfing was a perfect escape from the challenges of my daily life! Let’s…

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Kicking Ass In Costa Rica – Monthly Happiness Report – June, 2015

Kicking Ass In Costa Rica – Monthly Happiness Report – June, 2015

Welcome to my first full month in Costa Rica. Or should I say: Bienvenido a mi primer mes completo en Costa Rica? I was working full time, total madness, crazy weeks again, just like I had before in Kuwait. But was I feeling just as miserable again? Hell no! The end of the previous month saw me adjusting my routine to the things that I knew made me happy. I developed a sacred exercise routine and prioritised my amount of…

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New Adventure In Costa Rica – Monthly Happiness Report – May, 2015

New Adventure In Costa Rica – Monthly Happiness Report – May, 2015

Welcome to May, the best month of the year. Or at least, that’s what I think. It was actually my happiest month of the year at the time, but more on that later. 🙂 In May, I finally saw the high happiness ratings that I enjoyed so much during the previous year. I also got to prepare for another 2 months of work on a project abroad, which started near the end of the month. I traveled to Costa Rica…

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My Happy, Uneventful Life- Monthly Happiness Report – April, 2015

My Happy, Uneventful Life- Monthly Happiness Report – April, 2015

Hey there. I welcome you to yet another Monthly Happiness Report. April, 2015 saw me enjoying a lot of the regular things I loved. I finally recovered from the general dip in my happiness that was caused by a miserable period abroad at a project. I felt like I was really enjoying my normal life again. That is, my happy uneventful life. I have summarised the happiness data in the table below. I was really enjoying my basic life in…

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Happy In Love – Happiness Through Love: Part 1

Happy In Love – Happiness Through Love: Part 1

My girlfriend and I have been together for more than four years. We are a happy, normal couple. We love, we laugh, we occasionally disagree, we call each other names, we sometimes agree in the end, but most important of all: we make it work. I can honestly say that I’m happy in love. But can I actually support this statement with proof? I have been tracking my happiness for over 3,5 years, including the influence of my relationship on…

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Enjoying My Normal Life – Monthly Happiness Report – March, 2015

Enjoying My Normal Life – Monthly Happiness Report – March, 2015

After having spent the previous 2 months mostly in Kuwait, I was very excited to be back in the Netherlands again, living my normal life. My happiness was quite low during the previous months, and I was ready to turn it around! There was no excuse: I was back in my own country, and could do all the things that I love again. This post will summarise my happiness throughout this period. Below table shows the average happiness ratings in…

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My Worst Day Ever – Bad day – February 9th, 2015

My Worst Day Ever – Bad day – February 9th, 2015

Welcome to another ‘Bad day’ post!  I have created this post to honour my worst day ever. This day was a defining moment in my life, as it really opened my eyes on the principle of happiness. I realised that life is not about great achievements, a successful career or money. No! The main goal of life should be happiness. Some people might achieve happiness through achievements, a successful career or money, but these things should not be the main goals. The…

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Too much work – Monthly Happiness Report – February, 2015

Too much work – Monthly Happiness Report – February, 2015

Welcome to the second and last month of my young life in Kuwait. I was working as an engineer on a huge project and my life suffered because of it. In this Monthly Happiness Report, I will detail just how much it impacted my happiness. Let’s get going! Below table shows the average happiness ratings for this period. My monthly happiness had already started to decrease after November, 2014, but it reached it lowest point in February 2015. I traveled…

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