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Month: October 2017

When It Rains It Pours – Bad Day – November 8th, 2015

When It Rains It Pours – Bad Day – November 8th, 2015

When it rains it pours. Why did I decide to name this post like this? Well, because it fucking poured on the 8th of November, 2015. According to the internet, this saying means that many difficult things always happen at the same time. I was in a very challenging long distance relationship in November, 2015. My relationship was constantly disrupted by arguments, and the lows far outweighed the highs. Needless to say, I was feeling pretty unhappy. It was raining…

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Welcome to Relationship Hell – Monthly Happiness Report – November, 2015

Welcome to Relationship Hell – Monthly Happiness Report – November, 2015

Welcome to relationship hell. What is relationship hell, I hear you ask? Let me explain that in this monthly happiness report. I’ve been tracking my happiness for the entire month and can therefore explain exactly why this month can be described as relationship hell. Let’s take a look at the monthly average happiness data. The average monthly happiness rating was a mere 6,88. It had never been this low before, as you can read in my personal happiness section. You…

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My First Marathon – Good Day – October 11th, 2015

My First Marathon – Good Day – October 11th, 2015

I ran my first marathon in October, 2015. It was everything I had expected it to be, and then some. I was overwhelmed by everything: my emotions, the pain, the proud feelings, the joy, everything really. But above all, it was a fantastic experience. I have tracked my happiness on the day of the run, and also recorded my happiness ratings throughout the marathon itself. Therefore, I’m able to show you exactly how I felt during and after the marathon….

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Can Money Buy Happiness? – Happiness Through Money: Part 1

Can Money Buy Happiness? – Happiness Through Money: Part 1

Abstract I have analysed over 150 weeks of compiled personal data to answer one of the most frequently asked questions of all time: can money buy happiness? The answer is yes, money can definitely buy happiness, but certainly not unconditionally. We should all try to spend money mostly on things that will have a positive result on our happiness. After tracking and analyising my data, I have found that certain expense categories are more directly correlated to my happiness than…

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Gaming For Happiness – Monthly Happiness Report – October, 2015

Gaming For Happiness – Monthly Happiness Report – October, 2015

Welcome to the second month of my ‘Relationship hell’! Time for another monthly happiness report, October 2015. During this month, I was still trying to figure out how this new long distance relationship was working. My job was also quite dull and frustrating. As a result, my happiness was going up and down like a roller coaster again. Luckily, I made some great decisions in this month, which I will explain further ahead. My happiness would have been a lot…

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