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Gross National Happiness USA is Making Happiness Our New Bottom Line

Increasing personal happiness and our collective wellbeing by changing how we measure progress and success.

Charter For Happiness
Charter for Happiness

Calling for economic, environmental, and societal justice by listening to the voices of the people, measuring what matters, and instituting practices and policies that support the conditions of happiness.

Happiness Walk
Happiness Walk

We walk because the policies and practices of our systems, institutions and our government ought to support and uphold our basic right, and that of future generations, to the pursuit of happiness.

Happiness Dinners
Happiness Dinners

The Worldwide Happiness Dinners are an annual, fun (and delicious) way to celebrate the International Day of Happiness (March 20th) and what matters most to us: family, friends, relationships, food and love!  Become a Host.

More Happy Work
More Happy Work

We convene conferences, present at events, conduct research and advocate for policy change locally and nationally.

We Learn and Share

Through The Happiness Walk USA, Happiness Surveys and Happiness Dinners, GNHUSA collects narratives about what truly matters to people. This growing library of voices can transform policy and our wellbeing.

We Connect Movements

The idea of measuring wellbeing allows good works to come together under one umbrella. The domains of Gross National Happiness encompass health, environment, governance and more in a sustainable way.

We Inspire Change

We have created The Charter for Happiness to  grow awareness and demonstrate our shared values.

Recent News and Posts

Measuring What Matters With Arlington Community Media

Arlington, Massachusetts TV producer Peter Bermudes began Episode 45 of his "Wide Angle" program on measuring what matters with this…

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GNHUSA: Part of New Economy Video Series

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Special Report on Gross National Happiness USA

The 8,000 mile question: "What Matters Most In Life?"

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