The team that calculates the world’s happiness is not having a good time right now

On a scale of 1 to Christmas, we’re collectively at the south pole.

Pictured above: a visual representation of the world’s mental state…
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So, Dodds started working on the Hedonometer

How has the world’s happiness trended over time?

Data from the Hedonometer in 2010, from the “Lost” finale to the Earthquake in Indonesia.

Here’s what our team does to tip the happiness scales

  • “I use journaling apps like Qeepsake, to documents mini-milestones in my kid’s development and personality” — Susie
  • “I do my skincare routine in the morning, even if it’s all a lie. Hyuralonic acid is real to me!!!” — Lindsey
  • “I drink “spa-ter” with cucumber/lemon/mint” — Derek
  • “I love wrapping myself in my weighted blanket and using my fancy bag of rice heated up and placed on my shoulders” — Fontana
  • “Bourbon. Self-explanatory.” — Vivek
  • “I look to take a small action to make things better for my partner or whoever is near virtually or otherwise. Helps with a feeling of togetherness, like I accomplished something, and that I might have made the world a better place in some small way.” — Jamie
  • “I put on my favorite tunes and dance like a wacko” — Stacie
  • “I improvise in the kitchen (sometimes with recipes and sometimes with songs while I cook).” — Sammy

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