What makes me happy is receiving a message that is proof of a pardon granted by a friend...maybe found again.
How to propagate the Virus of Happiness?
In fact, it's quite simple !
- Answer this question; "What makes, or has made you, happy?" and become a Happiness Agent
- You earn some "Points Of Presence" (POP)
- You invest your Points in the city of your choice
- You spead the Virus of Happiness around the world.
What is the virus of happiness and how it works?
The answers of many people were printed and then exposed-pinned on clothes dryers called "Porte-Bonheurs".
These exhibitions took place in galleries, public places, post offices and finally on the web.
The idea of a Happening Record of happy moments has germinated: the Happython and the Happiness Virus have been created!
For more than 20 years, tens of thousands of people between the ages of 2 and 109 from all over the world have testified about what makes them happy.
Now it’s your turn!
What makes them or has made them happy?
My five year old daughter told me : « Mommy, when you die, I will take all my treasures and I will give them to you when you return as a little baby. » That day, I felt a great surge of happinessRebecca , 34 years old, Melun (France)
The happiest day of my live was when I left the hole I was hidden in for a month during the war in Rwanda. That day, the sun shone like it will no longer and the breeze was a caress that no man has ever given me. It was June 21, 1994 around 3 :00 p.m. I was 14.Prisca , 26 years old, Brunoy (France)
What makes me happy is making bread : to knead it, arrange the dough, cook it in my oven, and smell the aroma of fresh bread.Josée , 54 years old, Paris (France)
I found a job after a long laborious search and that made me happy.Mariem , 23 years old, Agadir (Maroc)
I'm a naturally happy person because I've learnt to see only the nice and positive side of what happens.Mustapha , 56 years old, Oran (Algérie)
What makes me happy is when I find myself in the mountains again, simply in nature.Manon , 36 years old, Verdun (France)
What made me happy was rowing with my father one night with a full moon, at 4 in the morning, in the Parana delta in Argentina.Eugénie , 27 years old, Buenos Aires (Argentine)
What makes me happy are those lives I dream of and those dreams I live in.Raked , 22 years old, Stockholm (Suède)
My cousing Mathilde, 3 and a half years old, was skeptical when we told her, after school, that her little sister had been born during the day. But if you had seen her when she finally met Alice, she was ovewhelmed with joy !!!Angélique , 23 years old, Chambly (France)
What makes me happy is receiving a message that is proof of a pardon granted by a friend...maybe found again.Thierry , 47 years old, Arradon (France)
I adore my little kitten's caresses. That makes me happy.Karma , 28 years old, Palma de Majorque (Espagne)
What makes me happy is being in an excellent mood and knowing how to share it with those around me.Franck , 37 years old, Toulouse (France)
What makes me happy is to create as many problems as possible.Jeanne , 27 years old, Paris (France)
What makes me happy: to know that even far away, we can count on friends !Vanessa , 21 years old, Rome (Italie)
What makes me happy? Well, I've been married to the man I adore for 36 and we are going to celebrate our 30th marriage anniversary next October 28. We have two sons, 22 and 29 years old, I am surrounded by love. Each second of my life I find a little happiness.Shana , 52 years old, Chambly (Canada)
What makes me happy is the happiness of others surrounding me.Andrade , 52 years old, Lisbonne (Portugal)
Nothing makes me happier than to create something with my own hands, to prepare some tempting meal that we can all share together later, or to sew cushions myself. There is a magic in creating, making, concocting something with ones own hands. It is a proof that our hands are just an extension of our thoughts.
What makes me happy is little everyday moments like for example : sitting on the edge of a lake and contemplating nature, horsebackriding in the woods, among other examples.Carine , 32 years old, Granby (Canada)
Seeing my son find his taste for life again makes me really happy !Marie-Agnès , 45 years old, Montpellier (France)
What makes me happy is to listen to Danièle's music, dance the tarentelle and tammurriata and sing with my friends (especially napolitean songs).Anna , 45 years old, Naples (Italie)
What made me happy...I'm going to be very original: the birth of my son! When they put him on my stomach and I saw his face for the first time.Marie , 28 years old, Toulon (France)
What makes me happiest is the love of my future husband who, despite leukemia, helps me to get through life.Lucie , 33 years old, Deux-Montagnes (Canada)
Most importantly a woman in my life and then my studies that have made me the person I am now.Ahmed , 50 years old, Oran (Algérie)
What made me really happy? The first time my son smiled directly at me.Nathalie , 30 years old, Saint-Hyacinthe (Canada)
What made me happy was to meet, totally by chance, the man who is now my husband. Thanks to fate, every day is a happy day.Ghania , 27 years old, Alger (Algérie)
I am happy as soon as I get home from the office in the evening and see my child's smile.Sam , 25 years old, Toulon (France)
What makes me happy is that it's raining today instead of a day when the weather's nice.Arthur , 18 years old, Toulouse (France)
What makes me happy is getting up on Sundays to prepare breakfast and going back to my bedroom to find my man rolled up in the blanket, like a spring roll.Karine , 31 years old, Caluire-et-Cuire (France)
What made me happy is when I was offered a chimpanzee, which was my dearest dream.Ophélie , 21 years old, Valenciennes (France)
My first contact with her, my hands on her marvelous body, our first heartfelt words, our first steps along the Rhine to exchange, a little timidly, our visions of the worldBoris , 18 years old, Strasbourg (France)
What makes me happy …To share a meal and an evening with friends.Mado , 43 years old, Verviers (Belgique)
What makes me happy is that my annuual medical appointment with my cardiologist was OK, and that even if unfortunately, she leaves the region,, she has found a cardiologist specialized, like her, in congenital hearth disease (my disease), who works in the region where I am move in, whom she knows well, and promised me that he is friendly.Maxime , 28 years old, Amiens (France)
What makes me happy is getting up in the morning, stretching out on my sofa and letting the sun warms my bare feet through the window.Bertrand , 23 years old, Bordeaux (France)
I am happy when I travel around the world and get to know different possible ways of being happy.Marcella , 37 years old, Cagliari (Italy)
What makes me happy is returning home, soaked, during a storm and hearing the rain beating against the windowpanes while I heat up tea!Elodie , 17 years old, Saint-Germain-en-Laye (France)
What makes me happy is to stop and enjoy a few quiet moments in my very busy life, so I can think of the distance covered, trials, moments of joy, and then I think that life is great!43 years old, Waremme (Belgique)
Having brought to light a vocation. My son was studying Sociology and Economic Sciences at the University of Jussieu. One summer I forced him to work in a hospital to earn some pocket money. He dropped his studies to study at the I.F.S.I. (Nurses Training School) Today, at 25 he is happy, his job is a true vocation. His patients are happy and me too, I'm happy
I am happy because I found my P50 motorcycle that I had lost.Paula , 29 years old, Ouagadougou (Burkina-Faso)
What makes me most happy is when I see happy people. That's the reason why I try to make people happy. Sometimes a simple smile is enough…Fortunately there's a universal language that everybody can communicate with: the “language of the heart”.Maïssa , 21 years old, Tunis (Tunisie)
What makes me happy is when my husband tells me “I love you more than my life!”Magalie , 23 years old, Marrakech (Maroc)
What makes me happy is the enthusiasm I feel when I'm doing my work properly. I think that living for your vocation is the best way to be happy.Aderrazak , 31 years old, Alger (Algérie)
What makes me happy is when my neighbour kindly offers me « tourtisseaux » to thank me for a small favour.Annie , 47 years old, Paris (France)
What makes me happy is that I'm in good health, I'm active, I've got good morals, and I rarely get angry!Brahim , 36 years old, Agadir (Maroc)
What makes me happy is to eat braised fish with my fingers, in the shade of a tree, in the Ivory Coast, and to watch the sunrise on Buttes Chaumont Park.Aline , 28 years old, Paris (France)
What makes me happy is a warm day with the wind and the blue sky of spring… A day like today.Lorenzo , 23 years old, Milan (Italie)
Hello everyone, what made me happy this summer was just swimming in the lake with warm sunbeams... letting myself be carried softly away by small waves.I find that that's complete happiness.. it's peace, calm, joy, it's relaxing... it's being happy... and all of that accompanied by my dear husband xxx -ps: the heat is much easier to stand that way hmm...Jeanne , 46 years old, Montréal (Canada)
What makes me happy is living the life I've always wanted to live.Frédéric , 21 years old, Strasbourg (France)
What makes me happy ? The successful moments, the nice memories from my childhood.Samia , 24 years old, Nabeul (Tunisie)
What makes me happy is thinking that I've succeeded in getting out of many decades of abuse by myself. Others will succeed as well.Gentiane , 56 years old, Bordeaux (France)
What makes me happy is seeing my bunny thanks to the webcam.Jonathan , 31 years old, Bordeaux (France)
What makes me happy is seeing my girlfriend in the morning on the train tell me « until tonight, my love, » and then leave listening to Chuck Berry singing « Johnny B. Goode. »Nicolas , 18 years old, Toulouse (France)
What makes me happy is to have been able to get a job on my own.Daniela , 32 years old, Ancône (Italie)
What makes me happy is running with people who are going to miss their train: not because I want to catch the train, but just for the pleasure of running and being out of breath...Mélanie , 22 years old, Paris (France)
What makes me happy is nature. Walking in the grass or on a beach, lying in fields, watching the sunset, picking wild leeks to make an omelette with them.Lorenzo , 22 years old, Paris (France)
What makes me happy is that I have found a bigger appartment that mine for the same price in the region where I am moving (a region where real estate is normally more expensive than in my region).Maxime , 28 years old, Amiens (France)
What makes me happy is seeing my love, who lives in Toulouse, very soon.Soraya , 28 years old, Bobigny (France)
What makes me happy : all the young people getting involved in the life of a new family…and those babies continuing life.Brigitte , 50 years old, Chatellerault (France)
What makes me happy is after washing my hands, to dry them in the hot air of the hand dryer. That marks a nice pause in my day.Julie , 20 years old, Lyon (France)
What makes me happy is to be loved by the man of my life, a loving Canadian that fate put on my way.Christelle , 25 years old, Nivelles (Belgique)
What made me happy was to find out that I was pregnant with the child of the man of my life.Stéphanie , 24 years old, Rome (Italie)
What makes me happy is to have the possibility to organize a great party with all the family where my brother could come with his children.Chantal , 37 years old, Tervuren (Belgique)
What made me happy is that my best friend came with her boyfriend and offered me to go out to take my mind off things because I had just been chucked.Valérie , 21 years old, Liège (Belgique)