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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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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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My Runner’s High – Good Day – September 21st, 2015

My Runner’s High – Good Day – September 21st, 2015

Time for another ‘Good Day’ post! This post will cover the 21st of September, 2015. I was living in the Netherlands at the time, while my girlfriend was temporarily living in Australia as part of her internship abroad. It was the start of a period I now call ‘relationship hell’. It was a pretty difficult time. Luckily, I was able to find happiness in running long distances. I had signed up for my first marathon ever 2 weeks earlier, and…

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My First LONG Distance Relationship – Monthly Happiness Report – September, 2015

My First LONG Distance Relationship – Monthly Happiness Report – September, 2015

Another month means another Monthly Happiness Report. September 2015 was the first real month without my girlfriend. She had just left for a 5 month internship to the other side of the world, and I found myself having trouble adjusting to a life without her in the Netherlands. I also signed up for my very first marathon. I want to show you how these circumstances influenced my happiness! Below table shows the average happiness ratings in September, 2015. You can…

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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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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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Yearly Happiness Statistics – 2014

Yearly Happiness Statistics – 2014

Hi there, and welcome to my first yearly happiness statistics post of 2014! I will try to highlight my entire year of happiness data in one single post. If it sounds hard, then that’s probably probably because it’s true. Summarising an entire year of happiness tracking data is challenging. There’s definitely value to be found in this yearly recap, though. 2014 was an amazing year for me, and I want to use this post to highlight parts of my data. What am I…

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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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