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The Happiness CompassBy The Happiness Compass
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The Happiness CompassBy The Happiness Compass
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About

THE HAPPINESS INITIATIVE 

INITIATIVE (n.) the power or opportunity to act or take charge

We want to make the world a little bit happier. We think life's far too short to not be really happy and content. That's why we've created this engaging and innovative program. The Happiness Initiative is a book, journal, notepad and an all encompassing blueprint to empower you to take greater control of your health, happiness and well-being. You can learn the tools to flourish and live full and vibrant lives!

We are so passionate about spreading the skills of happiness that for every book that is purchased, we will give one to a 16 year old (we think that is a great age to start flourishing). Through your purchase, we help provide happiness to people all over the world.

We know from personal experience that we can train ourselves to be happier, healthier, freer and more fulfilled. That's why we've been working on The Happiness Initiative and The Happiness Compass for over 2 years and we are so excited that the time has come to share it with you on Kickstarter! 

A HAPPIER WORLD IS A BEAUTIFUL PLACE, LET'S ALL BAND TOGETHER AND CREATE ONE!  

Thank you so much for all of your support - it's time to start training for happiness like we do for everything else....

Evan and Stephen, Co-Founders, The Happiness Compass 

What's your journey?
What's your journey?

The Happiness Initiative is a platform created to teach people the skills to actively pursue happiness on a daily basis. Just like an exercise program, happiness requires knowledge and tools in order to maintain it.

The aim of the book is to change how we look at happiness and deliver a proactive approach to health and happiness in a way that is engaging, simple and enjoyable.

The four main pillars of The Happiness Initiative are Exploration, Know Yourself, Meaning and Presence. The pillars combine psychology and philosophy, self-development practices, reflections and recommendations to guide participants towards personal growth, change and self-improvement.  

The Happiness Initiative
The Happiness Initiative

 

THE FEATURES

The Details
The Details

 

The Details
The Details

 

SNEAK INSIDE THE INITIATIVE 

 Always be Curious: Start by exploring everything outside and inside of you, with an emphasis on the inside.

Curiosity Challenge: Understand Yourself, Find Your New Eyes, Boost Your Creativity and Imagination
Curiosity Challenge: Understand Yourself, Find Your New Eyes, Boost Your Creativity and Imagination

 

Self Awareness: To be aware of a single shortcoming within oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in somebody else ~ Dalai Lama
Self Awareness: To be aware of a single shortcoming within oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in somebody else ~ Dalai Lama

 

How Are You? Writing Meditation: Get To Know Yourself
How Are You? Writing Meditation: Get To Know Yourself

 

Tech Free Zone: Re-Connect to Yourself
Tech Free Zone: Re-Connect to Yourself

 

Gratitude Journals: Bring More Meaning To Every Moment
Gratitude Journals: Bring More Meaning To Every Moment

 

Sharing: Let's Keep Exploring Our Meaning and Purpose
Sharing: Let's Keep Exploring Our Meaning and Purpose

 

Guided Meditations: Learn How To De-Stress and Relax
Guided Meditations: Learn How To De-Stress and Relax

 

There are a whole range of other tools to inspire personal happiness, self-awareness, purpose and clarity like Mindset Tips, Good Deed Challenges, The Investigations, Mindfulness Colouring and a series of Reflection & Introspection exercises like Q & A Time, The Negativity Catcher and What's Taking Over Your Mind + Extra Guided MeditationsRecommended Readings and much, much more...

How do you want to spend your days?
How do you want to spend your days?

 

"Developing more positive emotion in our lives will build friendship, love, better physical health, and greater achievement." Martin Seligman
"Developing more positive emotion in our lives will build friendship, love, better physical health, and greater achievement." Martin Seligman

 

"Happier people are markedly more satisfied with their jobs than less happy people. Research suggests that more happiness actually causes more productivity and higher income." Martin Seligman
"Happier people are markedly more satisfied with their jobs than less happy people. Research suggests that more happiness actually causes more productivity and higher income." Martin Seligman

 

 

 

 

Happiness :-)
Happiness :-)

 

Our vision is to do more and be more! That's why, alongside The Happiness Initiative, we run unique, free, events like our Soft Sand Walking Meditations and social entrepreneur panels to build vibrant communities around positivity, purpose and fulfilment.    

That's why we have launched powerful social and environmental initiatives that forge much needed change - like our creative education movement, The Kids of Bogota, our work creating free mindfulness and education programs in Pedreira Prado Lopes, one of Brazil's most dangerous areas, and our Ban The Bag and Head Back To The Tap environmental movements.  

That's why we offer free guided meditations, free 7 day mindfulness challenges, fresh content, free speaking engagements and an interactive and all-inclusive community for happiness.

Join the movement with us on Instagram and Facebook! Post pictures of yourself making all your dreams become a reality. Nothing compares to the magic of reality! We have set out to create a community where people flourish in all corners of the globe and we hope you'll join us!

Use the hashtag #TheHappinessInitiative 

 

BUILDING HAPPINESS THROUGH FREE COMMUNITY EVENTS LIKE OUR SOFT SAND WALKING MEDITATIONS! 

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We chose our Kickstarter goal of $10,000 to meet the minimum purchase order required by our printer. We want The Happiness Initiative to get into as many hands as possible because we know it has the power to change lives! Help us raise $10,000 and in turn become part of the change the world needs. 

Risks and challenges

One of our biggest challenges is trying to shift our ingrained societal focus from physical health, physical fitness and looking good to really feeling good. The amount of people that enter into physical health and diet programs is far greater than those who have entered into a mental wellness program.

Our objective of the book is to shift this trend and the idea that mental health programs are only done when you're sick or unwell. Just like you train at the gym for fun, you can train your happiness for fun too.

We want to empower people to integrate more happiness into their daily lives and learn skills in emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positive psychology and resilience in a simple and fun way. It is our challenge to inspire people to greater well-being and happiness and to forge a more proactive movement.

We know we face many obstacles, but we hope you can help us start the positive movement!

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    Pledge AU$ 1 or more About $0.72

    A Big Thank You

    A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page for helping us turn The Happiness Initiative into a reality.

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    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

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    THC Stickers & Thank You Note

    2 limited edition The Happiness Compass (THC) stickers and a hand written thank you note from our team!

    Includes:

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

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    The Happiness Blueprint + THC Stickers

    The Happiness Blueprint Magazine: 40 page designed digital publication featuring beautifully designed print out affirmations, easy to do practices, unique philosophies, 4 foundations for happiness, 6 life-long benefits and recommended readings.

    Includes:

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

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    First Mover *Limited

    The Happiness Initiative Workbook

    Empowering people to integrate more happiness into their daily lives by creating a simple, engaging and all-encompassing program that teaches skills in emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positive psychology and resilience. All of these help create positive emotional and mental states that inspire people to greater well-being and happiness.

    Bonus Extras:

    ~ Access to our exclusive Facebook group for ongoing support, guidance and accountability. Get access to a series of inspiring posts and messages to guide you through the year, maintain progress and stay inspired towards achieving your happiness goals.

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

    ~ A limited edition THC sticker and a hand written thank you note from our team!

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    The Happiness Initiative Workbook

    Empowering people to integrate more happiness into their daily lives by creating a simple, engaging and all-encompassing program that teaches skills in emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positive psychology and resilience. All of these help create positive emotional and mental states that inspire people to greater well-being and happiness.

    Bonus Extras:

    ~ Access to our exclusive Facebook group for ongoing support, guidance and accountability. Get access to a series of inspiring posts and messages to guide you through the year, maintain progress and stay inspired towards achieving your happiness goals.

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

    ~ A limited edition THC sticker and a hand written thank you note from our team!

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    First Mover + A Friend

    For being one of our very first supporters, you and a friend get The Happiness Initiative for less.

    Get TWO The Happiness Initiative Workbooks when you back this reward level!

    Great for couples too :-)

    Empowering people to integrate more happiness into their daily lives by creating a simple, engaging and all-encompassing program that teaches skills in emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positive psychology and resilience. All of these help create positive emotional and mental states that inspire people to greater well-being and happiness.

    Bonus Extras:

    ~ Access to our exclusive Facebook group for ongoing support, guidance and accountability. Get access to a series of inspiring posts and messages to guide you through the year, maintain progress and stay inspired towards achieving your happiness goals.

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

    ~ A limited edition THC sticker and a hand written thank you note from our team!

    ~ The Happiness Blueprint Digital Magazine

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    The Happiness Pack

    Learn to be happy and then spread it with the workbook and t-shirt combo.

    ~ The Happiness Initiative Workbook

    Empowering people to integrate more happiness into their daily lives by creating a simple, engaging and all-encompassing program that teaches skills in emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positive psychology and resilience. All of these help create positive emotional and mental states that inspire people to greater well-being and happiness.

    ~The Happiness Compass T-Shirt

    Limited editions - Aspire To Inspire

    With four of the most beautiful thought provoking quotes from Socrates, Mark Twain, Buddha and Mae West.

    Bonus Extras:

    ~ Access to our exclusive Facebook group for ongoing support, guidance and accountability. Get access to a series of inspiring posts and messages to guide you through the year, maintain progress and stay inspired towards achieving your happiness goals.

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

    ~ A limited edition THC sticker and a hand written thank you note from our team!

    ~ The Happiness Blueprint Digital Magazine

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    Pledge AU$ 80 or more About $58

    The Happiness Initiative + A Friend

    Get TWO The Happiness Initiative Workbooks.

    Great for couples too :-)

    Empowering people to integrate more happiness into their daily lives by creating a simple, engaging and all-encompassing program that teaches skills in emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positive psychology and resilience. All of these help create positive emotional and mental states that inspire people to greater well-being and happiness.

    Bonus Extras:

    ~ Access to our exclusive Facebook group for ongoing support, guidance and accountability. Get access to a series of inspiring posts and messages to guide you through the year, maintain progress and stay inspired towards achieving your happiness goals.

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

    ~ A limited edition THC sticker and a hand written thank you note from our team!

    ~ The Happiness Blueprint Digital Magazine

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    Happiness Tribe

    Get FIVE The Happiness Initiative Workbooks and bring happiness to your tribe when you choose this reward level!

    Be the catalyst for this movement in your life and the lives of your friends and family!

    Empowering people to integrate more happiness into their daily lives by creating a simple, engaging and all-encompassing program that teaches skills in emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positive psychology and resilience. All of these help create positive emotional and mental states that inspire people to greater well-being and happiness.

    Bonus Extras:

    ~ Access to our exclusive Facebook group for ongoing support, guidance and accountability. Get access to a series of inspiring posts and messages to guide you through the year, maintain progress and stay inspired towards achieving your happiness goals.

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

    ~ A limited edition THC sticker and a hand written thank you note from our team!

    ~ The Happiness Blueprint Digital Magazine

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    Happiness Community

    Get TEN The Happiness Initiative Workbooks and bring happiness to your community when you choose this reward level!

    Learning Happiness is powerful alone, and even more powerful together!

    Empowering people to integrate more happiness into their daily lives by creating a simple, engaging and all-encompassing program that teaches skills in emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positive psychology and resilience. All of these help create positive emotional and mental states that inspire people to greater well-being and happiness.

    Bonus Extras:

    ~ Access to our exclusive Facebook group for ongoing support, guidance and accountability. Get access to a series of inspiring posts and messages to guide you through the year, maintain progress and stay inspired towards achieving your happiness goals.

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

    ~ A limited edition THC sticker and a hand written thank you note from our team!

    ~ The Happiness Blueprint Digital Magazine

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    Happiness Ambassador

    Get TWENTY The Happiness Initiative Workbooks when you choose this reward level!

    Help us spread Happiness to as many people as we can by supporting us as a Happiness Ambassador.

    Strictly Limited to 10 awesome people who will be featured on our Partners page on the THC website and be recognised through our social channels (optional of course).

    Also exclusive access to all future events and projects!

    Empowering people to integrate more happiness into their daily lives by creating a simple, engaging and all-encompassing program that teaches skills in emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positive psychology and resilience. All of these help create positive emotional and mental states that inspire people to greater well-being and happiness.

    Bonus Extras:

    ~ Access to our exclusive Facebook group for ongoing support, guidance and accountability. Get access to a series of inspiring posts and messages to guide you through the year, maintain progress and stay inspired towards achieving your happiness goals.

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

    ~ A limited edition THC sticker and a hand written thank you note from our team!

    ~ The Happiness Blueprint Digital Magazine

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    Pledge AU$ 10,000 or more About $7,189

    Major Sponsor of THC

    As a major sponsor of The Happiness Compass you will get FIFTY The Happiness Initiative Workbooks for your workplace, family, friends and anyone else you think will get the amazing benefits.

    You will be recognised within The Happiness Initiative, featured as a sponsor on our website partners page and across all our platforms.

    Our founder Evan will lead an interactive workshop on The Happiness Initiative content pillars and practices.

    Also included is exclusive access to all future events and projects!

    Empowering people to integrate more happiness into their daily lives by creating a simple, engaging and all-encompassing program that teaches skills in emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positive psychology and resilience. All of these help create positive emotional and mental states that inspire people to greater well-being and happiness.

    Bonus Extras:

    ~ Access to our exclusive Facebook group for ongoing support, guidance and accountability. Get access to a series of inspiring posts and messages to guide you through the year, maintain progress and stay inspired towards achieving your happiness goals.

    ~ A big thank you sent out to our Facebook network and featured on our Facebook page

    ~ You will become a part of the THC community and receive exclusive content and resources, event invites and free mindfulness resources and tools to help you live the life you want; happier, fulfilled and more content.

    ~ A limited edition THC sticker and a hand written thank you note from our team!

    ~ The Happiness Blueprint Digital Magazine

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