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Enjoying My Career – Monthly Happiness Report – October, 2014

Enjoying My Career – Monthly Happiness Report – October, 2014

Welcome to the Monthly Happiness Report of October, 2014! During this month, I learned where I was going to be working for the next 2 months of my career. I continued my traineeship and started working on a project as a full time engineer. You might have guessed it: this month is mostly about work. In the meantime, I continued running and enjoyed the occasional soccer match. Let’s have a look at how these events affected my happiness! But first,…

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Starting My Career – Monthly Happiness Report – September, 2014

Starting My Career – Monthly Happiness Report – September, 2014

Welcome to the Monthly Happiness Report of September, 2014! This month marked the start of my professional career as an engineer. I started my traineeship at a major marine contractor. No more holidays and traveling for me! Or so I thought, at least! Starting my career definitely had some effects on my happiness! Let’s have a look at some of the happiness tracking data. Despite starting my life in the corporate world of contracting, my average happiness rating in September,…

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Camping Lake Garda and Carinthia – Monthly Happiness Report – August, 2014

Camping Lake Garda and Carinthia – Monthly Happiness Report – August, 2014

Welcome to the Monthly Happiness Report of August, 2014! In this month, I was properly reunited with my girlfriend again. We went on a two week camping trip to the Ossiacher See in Carinthia, Austria and to Lake Garda in Italy. It was a fantastic month for me and my girlfriend. Let’s have a look at some of the happiness tracking data.   My average happiness rating in August, 2014 was a 7,98. This is as high as it gets for…

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Hiking Rätikon, Austria – Monthly Happiness Report – July, 2014

Hiking Rätikon, Austria – Monthly Happiness Report – July, 2014

Welcome to the Monthly Happiness Report of July, 2014! During this month, I adjusted to life back in the Netherlands and went on a hiking trip with my dad and brother. Destination: the Rätikon mountain range, located in the eastern part of the Austrian Alps, right on the border with Switzerland and Liechtenstein. As you might have read already, I initially started tracking happiness because I was traveling to New Zealand for 5 months. Even though that period was now officially…

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South Island Road Trip – Monthly Happiness Report – June, 2014

South Island Road Trip – Monthly Happiness Report – June, 2014

Welcome to the Monthly Happiness Report of June, 2014! During this month, I finally got to say bye-bye to my slightly depressing internship and say hello to a great South Island road trip. It was a proper ending to a fantastic period in New Zealand. After the South Island road trip, I took a flight back to the Netherlands in order to finish up my Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. In this post, I want to show you how my happiness ratings were effected…

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Tongariro Alpine Crossing – Monthly Happiness Report – May, 2014

Tongariro Alpine Crossing – Monthly Happiness Report – May, 2014

We are already into May! I’m slowly catching up with these happiness reports! In May, the weather continued to get less tropical, which unfortunately interfered with some weekend trips. However, we luckily managed to squeeze in a weekend doing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing! This was easily the highlight of the month, and it’s what I want to share with you.   My average happiness rating in May, 2014 was a 7,90. This is almost identical to last month’s happiness. Despite…

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McLaren Falls Park and Coromandel – Monthly Happiness Report – April, 2014

McLaren Falls Park and Coromandel – Monthly Happiness Report – April, 2014

Welcome to yet another monthly happiness report: April, 2014! This month, I continued traveling through New Zealand while seeing amazing places. I was lucky enough to visit the spectacular Coromandel peninsula and went on another camping trip to McLaren Falls park. I continued to track my happiness in a little journal, and that’s what I want to share with you again.   My average happiness rating in March, 2014 was a solid 7,91.  It’s a little lower than last month’s happiness, but…

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Friends Make You Happy – Monthly Happiness Report – March, 2014

Friends Make You Happy – Monthly Happiness Report – March, 2014

Welcome to March, 2014! This is already the fourth post in this series. During this month, I found out that friends make you happy. As much as I am an introvert, being around kind and fun people had a great influence on my happiness. And I made sure I was tracking all that happiness in my journal.   My average happiness rating in March, 2014 was a solid 8,20. This is my highest monthly average so far within this series. The previous month’s happiness report…

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The Travel Bug And Fluctuating Happiness – Monthly Happiness Report – February, 2014

The Travel Bug And Fluctuating Happiness – Monthly Happiness Report – February, 2014

Welcome to my third monthly happiness report! As you may have read in the previous post in this series, I was living in New Zealand at this time in my life. I think it was this month where I finally got bitten by the travel bug. Very exciting times. Last month ended with a string of very, very good days. In February, I was hoping to continue those amazing days. Mainly by traveling as much as possible. Unfortunately, I also started my…

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Traveling, relationship and happiness – Monthly Happiness Report – January, 2014

Traveling, relationship and happiness – Monthly Happiness Report – January, 2014

Welcome to my second monthly happiness report! This is where one of the most interesting and best periods of my life started. At the end of January, 2014, I hopped on a plane and travelled to New Zealand! I was moving to Auckland for a period of 5 months, in order to intern at a company and simultaneously finish my Bachelors degree. I initially bought my journal specifically for this period. I want to show you how this effected my…

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