What makes me happy is the happiness of others surrounding me.
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?
What made me happy, it is when I was elected Miss France 2003 on december 14, 2002 and my great pleasure was when I saw my mother after that. In her eyes I could see how proud and happy she was. I think it is the most beautiful present I can offer her.Corinne , 20 years old, Paris (France)
I am learning to develop my ability to « not define » life, to melt into it rather than dominate it… and by so doing… I learn to love… and the more I love… the happier I am every day!
Happiness now is to feel I am starting afresh, even if I am alone, and to rely on the support of faithful friends and my granddaughter born 5 months ago, that is a dream and a revival in my life.Agnès , 50 years old, Charleroi (Belgique)
What makes me happy ? To be a granny, nothing is more beautiful than to see your family grow larger and be able to play the doting mother again. It makes you feel young again.Liane , 54 years old, La Louvière (Belgique)
What makes me happy is the happiness of others surrounding me.Andrade , 52 years old, Lisbonne (Portugal)
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)
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 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 thinking of the happy future waiting for me somewhere in the universe.Isabelle , 21 years old, Toulouse (France)
What makes me the most happy is the love of my future husband who, despite leukemia, helps me to overcome all in life.Lucie , 33 years old, Deux-Montagnes (Canada)
What makes me happy is when I find myself in the mountains again, simply in nature.Manon , 36 years old, Verdun (France)
For me, happiness is a content life as a couple, sharing intense moments with another person, who I'm anxious to find again...Cynthia , 26 years old, Granby (Canada)
What makes me happy is to get up in the morning and think that I'm still there despite the past difficulties.
What makes me happy is reading happython every morning in class. That puts me in a good mood for the rest of the day.Laure , 20 years old, Lyon (France)
What makes me happy is the shivers I get when I hear a song that moves me.Cécile , 16 years old, Orleans (France)
What makes me happy is the ability I have to express myself in any languages, even if that is not the spoken language, but by gestures or feelings.Claudia , 23 years old, Lisbonne (Portugal)
What makes me happy are those lives I dream of and those dreams I live in.Raked , 22 years old, Stockholm (Suède)
What makes me happy is really knowing that one day I'll have enough power to spread love and happiness.Meriama , 15 years old, Marrakech (Maroc)
What makes me happy is that my scientific experiments are progressing.Amira , 26 years old, Monastir (Tunisie)
What makes me happy is to think every morning when I read the happython, that I'm not the only one to think that way
What made me happy lately was to hear that I was pregnant after so many fruitless attempts.Christine , 35 years old, Liège (Belgique)
What makes me happy …To share a meal and an evening with friends.Mado , 43 years old, Verviers (Belgique)
Yesterday it rained, I went for a walk with Deal along the ocean, we took photos of each other, we kissed each other, we laughed, we warmed up in a pub, and we shared a chocolate cake and a cherry tea.
Each morning on my way to work, I read the newspaper and I hurry up to read the Happython. Often I find myself in what was said. Today, it's my turn. What makes me happy is going to bed early and waking up late when I don't have to work.Aline , 45 years old, Villepinte (France)
What makes me happy is telling myself that, whatever happens, if we separate or find each other again, whatever time passes, no one will be able to erase our most cherished memories.Charlotte , 16 years old, Strasbourg (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 online at noon each day on one of the computers at med school with Celine and Arthur to leave messages on Happython !Carole , 18 years old, Toulouse (France)
Happiness is when I see my mother again, for whom I'll always be the same kid (even if I'm not this kid anymore) and to see her face lighting up and smiling.Mehdi , 27 years old, Tunis (Tunisie)
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 being able to hold onto my freedom that I can use again and again.Anne , 36 years old, Paris (France)
My greatest happiness has been the birth of my two children! One boy one girl:Marie-Lise , 43 years old, Forestville (Canada)
To be happy, I need calm and tranquillity, to be loved and love, sunshine and perfect happiness ( a little water, some fruit, my garden on my island) and peace in the world.Marie-Émilie , 54 years old, Bruxelles (Belgique)
I found a job after a long laborious search and that made me happy.Mariem , 23 years old, Agadir (Maroc)
What made me happy is when my boyfriend proposed to me, but also when the Americans demonstrated against war in Irak.Maud , 21 years old, Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois (France)
What makes me happy is to dream and imagine things about battles and love.Younès , 5 years old, Saint-Malo (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 seeing that the head of a busy bar can stop working for two minutes because he saw a blind man trying desperately to walk across a crosswalk and help him cross arm in arm… that really make me happy to witness scenes like that ! Long live solidarity between people of all horizons !!Greg , 20 years old, Nice (France)
What makes me happy is sharing my newspaper with a neighbor on the metro who reads it over my shoulder.Etienne , 21 years old, paris (France)
The purest moment of happiness was my fiance's return to France after eight months spent in prison, in Turkey... All that because he had taken some papers! For now, it's my most beautiful moment.Amélie , 27 years old, Herouville-Saint-Clair (France)
My happiness is eating my favorite meal: pureed sausage.Thomas , 10 years old, Mons-en-Baroeul (France)
What made me happy ? After loving lots of men, I fell in love with a woman and for that wonderful love, I gave up men and my former way of life. But it is worth while, I love and I am loved, peaceful and completely happy, that great affection…Gisella , 51 years old, Paris (France)
What makes me happy is when you resuscitate a baby and suddenly hear his first cry of life tearing the silence of the room.Delphine , 24 years old, Paris (France)
What makes me happy, a great privelege in my heart, when my little 4-year-old friend, Joey, takes my hand, taking this gesture of love from this child who moves me, but completely... I become gaga with...Hélène , 51 years old, Shawinigan (Canada)
For a very long time I have wanted to play a musical instrument while avoiding the forbidding aspect of learning the solfeggio. By some wonderful chance, I saw a photo of a man. Playing the tampoura in the desert, the flash !
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)
Someone who is able to listen to you, to have a discussion with you. Also to be able to open your heart to someone who knows about human qualities.Fathi , 45 years old, Sfax (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 to please to my parents so that they are proud of me. Thank you Dad and Mum, I'm madly in love with you!!!
What makes me happy is to be sitting outside a café with nothing to do but let my mind wander (daydream), sip my drink and watch people walk by.Catherine , 47 years old, Bruxelles (Belgique)
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 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. »Raphaël , 20 years old, Paris (France)
When I left alone to experience giving up everything, I had the impression that I was happy.Mihran , 33 years old, Rosny-sous-Bois (France)
What makes me happy is seeing my reflection in the eyes of my son.Vincent , 25 years old, Madrid (Espagne)
What makes me happy is the day when my mother told me that she was happy to have a daughter like me.Kadi , 18 years old, Madrid (Espagne)
The day when I had to defend my DES thesis I was really happy because of all the things I had endured achieving the project.Meriem , 24 years old, Béjaïa (Algérie)
What makes me happy is being with my family, spending time together, feeling all of their love, expressing how I feel, telling them, showing them.Yves , 55 years old, Eragny (France)
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)
I have just come out of a coma. Here it is : happiness is to be alive again.Laura , 38 years old, Lille (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)