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  • A Message from the New President
    by Rob Moore on September 28, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    By GNHUSA President Rob Moore When I was choosing between graduate programs five years ago, I recall having a phone conversation with a current graduate student at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of […]

  • GNHUSA Releases First North Carolina GPI Study
    by Rob Moore on September 8, 2020 at 10:31 am

    This morning, Gross National Happiness USA released a new report on North Carolina’s economic well-being as measured by the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI), a comprehensive metric that accounts […]

  • How to Be Happier During the Pandemic
    by Ginny Sassaman on April 20, 2020 at 1:56 pm

    It might surprise you to know that one of the best ways to be happier in this Covid-19 era is to grieve.  That’s because all our emotions flow out of the same metaphorical tap. You can’t shut […]

  • What counts during COVID-19?
    by Rob Moore on April 16, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    If there is one point of agreement among prognosticators in 2020, it’s that the second quarter of the year does not look good for the economy. A range of different forecasters including investors, […]

  • What matters most – We want to hear from you
    by Paula Francis on April 16, 2020 at 5:08 pm

    How have your views of what matters most in life changed? It’s understandable that – during this time of extreme uncertainty – many of us are feeling anxious and stressed. Unfortunately, these […]

  • What are you serving on the International Day of Happiness?
    by Brian Kaminer on February 24, 2020 at 8:39 pm

    Celebrate the International Day of Happiness by hosting your own Happiness Dinner. Are you ready to get your happy on during dinner? Spread happiness to those you care about and join the world in […]

  • Something Magical Happened – What’s Next
    by Paula Francis on January 10, 2020 at 4:12 pm

    Well, that’s it! I arrived in Boston on November 2nd, greeted by family and friends, after walking 10,000 miles over the course of seven years. Gifted with the unique opportunity to see this […]

  • Join the final steps of the 10,000 mile Happiness Walk in Boston – Nov. 2nd
    by Brian Kaminer on October 8, 2019 at 4:26 pm

    Join Paula Francis and GNHUSA in person as the Happiness Walk concludes. The 10,000 mile Happiness Walk, a 7-year project of Gross National Happiness USA, will conclude in Boston, MA at 2pm on […]

  • Our happiness and animals – the inextricable link.
    by Beth Allgood on September 16, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    Do animals make us happy? Most people would answer “yes”. Why else the proliferation of internet cat videos, or baby animal memes posted all over Facebook and message boards. Most of us feel a […]

  • Kati Gallagher Joins GNHUSA Board
    by Kati Gallagher on September 13, 2019 at 2:41 pm

    GNHUSA welcomes Kati Gallagher as she joins the organization as a new board member. Kati is a graduating master’s student at the University of Vermont studying Community Development & Applied […]