Measuring Happiness in Society

Last month, we talked about defining happiness. Among a handful of definitions, we pulled Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky’s definition out as the best. Happiness refers to “the experience of joy, contentment, or positive well-being, combined with a sense that one’s life is good, meaningful, and worthwhile.” Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky The strength and appeal of Dr. Lyubomirsky’s …

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Design for Distancing

Recently, Baltimore City launched their Design for Distancing competition seeking creative, tactical, and modular ideas for safely reopening businesses and public spaces during the Covid-19 pandemic. Below are four submissions from Hello Happy Design! The Rest-ibule Each winter, little vestibules pop-up across the city—protruding beyond a restaurant’s façade, insulating the entrance. Interestingly, these temporary vestibules …

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