The Effect Of Sleep On Happiness – Happiness Through Sleep: Part 1

The Effect Of Sleep On Happiness – Happiness Through Sleep: Part 1

Abstract Sleep is becoming more important to me as I’m getting older. In this unique analysis, I have tried to quanify the effect that sleep has on my happiness. The results are very interesting. Sleep deprivation definitely seems to influence the lower limits of my happiness ratings. It can be summarised like this: being sleep deprived does not mean I will become less happy, it means that I may become less happy. That’s a highly valuable fact to be aware of. The chart below…

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Weekends In Belgium – Monthly Happiness Report – July, 2016

Weekends In Belgium – Monthly Happiness Report – July, 2016

In the last report, I wrote about how I went to Rock Werchter, a festival in Belgium. What was supposed to be a great weekend, turned into a major disappointment. The weather was absolutely terrible, which made it really difficult for me to enjoy myself. The rest of July was actually great. I continued to enjoy my life, and went on a fantastic weekend trip with my Girlfriend during the last few days. I want to show you exactly how…

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Hiking in Dachstein, Austria – Monthly Happiness Report – June, 2016

Hiking in Dachstein, Austria – Monthly Happiness Report – June, 2016

The summer of 2016 had arrived. It was June! This month was the start of a period in which I went to a lot of different holidays. June was another fantastic month for me. I not only enjoyed my happy life in the Netherlands, I also went to Austria with my brother and father to hike in the mountains for a couple of days. The Dachstein Glacier was the decor of a perfect trip! I have tracked my happiness every…

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Musical Happiness – Monthly Happiness Report – May, 2016

Musical Happiness – Monthly Happiness Report – May, 2016

Musical Happiness. “What a stupid name for a blog post”. If you are currently having this thought, than that’s okay. This monthly happiness report will not only cover the music that I enjoyed in May. You see, May was a great month for me. I was enjoying my happy life in the Netherlands, and didn’t have a lot on my mind. What made this month special, was the big amount of music I enjoyed at the time. I have tracked…

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My Second Marathon – Good Day – April 10th, 2016

My Second Marathon – Good Day – April 10th, 2016

Ah, my second marathon! It was another fantastic experience, and this post is my attempt at explaining how I felt during that day. I have tracked my happiness throughout this day, and also during the race itself. Before trying to explain what this experience did to me, I want to show you a quick summary of what happened. Let’s not waste any time. The animation below shows my whole experience in a graph. I ran my first marathon back in October,…

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Back in the Netherlands! – Monthly Happiness Report – April, 2016

Back in the Netherlands! – Monthly Happiness Report – April, 2016

Time for April, 2016! In this new monthly happiness report, I will cover exactly what went on in my life at the time, and how it affected my happiness. I finished my visit to the project in Costa Rica in April. In addition, I also ran my second marathon in Rotterdam, and even joined my first ever painting class! I have tracked my happiness every day, and can therefore show you exactly how my situation and life influenced my happiness….

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Back To Costa Rica – Monthly Happiness Report – March, 2016

Back To Costa Rica – Monthly Happiness Report – March, 2016

Another month. Another monthly happiness report. March was an interesting month for me. My relationship had finally recovered, and I was fully enjoying my life again. Things were going great. I also got the opportunity to go back to Costa Rica again on a business trip. I was only going to be abroad for 3 weeks tops, so I was actually really excited for this! Let’s take a look at the monthly average happiness data. My happiness continued to climb…

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Back To Normal Life? – Monthly Happiness Report – February, 2016

Back To Normal Life? – Monthly Happiness Report – February, 2016

Let me welcome you to February, 2016. A month in which I focused on recovering back to my normal life. My girlfriend and I had just survived a gruelling long distance relationship, and I was longing for some stability. I tracked my happiness throughout this entire month, and that’s what I want to discuss in this monthly happiness report. The table below shows a summary of my happiness ratings. The average monthly happiness rating was 7,69. This is just about…

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My Breaking Point – Monthly Happiness Report – January, 2016

My Breaking Point – Monthly Happiness Report – January, 2016

Aaaah…. The last month of my terrible long distance relationship period has finally arrived! Hurray! My girlfriend was finally heading back to the Netherlands at the end of this month, and I was hoping that this entire Relationship Hell would be over after the end of the month. I just needed to survive and keep doing what I was doing for one more month. I want to show you what my life looked like at the time, and how I…

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Yearly Happiness Statistics – 2015

Yearly Happiness Statistics – 2015

Summary Another full year of tracking happiness means that I’ve been able to analyse the results again. After analysing my yearly happiness statistics of 2014, it’s interesting to see how I’ve improved. That is, if I’ve been able to improve my happiness at all. Before I get into the dirty details, I’ve animated my happiness ratings throughout 2015 in the animation below. This animation shows my daily happiness ratings along with the monthly and weekly moving averages. The bar charts show…

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