What makes them or has made them happy?

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 seeing my girlfriend after two or three days when we haven't seen each other and she has a smile on her lips... That means we aren't going to confuse ourselves.

Karim , 22 years old, Meaux (France)
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What makes me happy is a cloudless sky.

Abdenour , 33 years old, Alger (Algérie)

What makes me happy : family meetings, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren…

Lucienne , 85 years old, Chatellerault (France)

What makes me happy is the happiness of others surrounding me.

Andrade , 52 years old, Lisbonne (Portugal)

What makes me happy is finally being able to walk, because I was in a wheelchair.

Simon , 13 years old, Lille (France)

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)

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 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 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)
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What makes me happy is to have been able to get a good education « educazione » !

Daniela , 32 years old, Ancône (Italie)

Well, what made me happy lately was the surprise to be invited by my friend in a smart restaurant very close by my home where I had wanted to go for a long time but I had not enough money!

Michèle , 45 years old, Montigny-le-Tilleul (Belgique)
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So passionate, so tender, to hold me in your arms, kiss me gently and… tu make me fall on the bed ! You are so clumsy, my love, but how I love you, ooof ! I think about it in the metro, and I burst out laughing. I am happy.

Florence , 21 years old, Paris (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)

Financial independance gives me a peace of heart and a certain serenity and the fact of being loved comforts me. Loving a man and receiving love makes me forget my worries and brings me pleasure.

What makes me happy? My new life with the man of my life hihihi !

Catherine , 36 years old, Mons (Belgique)

Surprising my brother and seeing the happiness on his face, that's enough to make me happy.

Kamila , 28 years old, Marseille (France)

What makes me happy is to go to the cinema with a girl who really appeals to me.

What made me happy ? It is probably slight …I met a totally exceptional man on a chat one year and ten days ago (de visu).

Marianne , 38 years old, Liège (Belgique)

What makes me happy is when my boyfriend tells me he loves me.

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Wednesday afternoon, I visit my grand mother at the old folks home. Our walk in the park brings us closer. Seeing her smile and her joy makes me happy.

Walking barefoot and feeling the sun under my feet.

Mary , 21 years old, Aix-en-Provence (France)
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What makes me happy : walking with your eyes closed to feel the natural elements.

Stéphane , 24 years old, Gradignan (France)

The idea of free time makes me happy. Let me explain: life is such that we are always doing something, stressed, running around, always going faster... So, to programme some free time, time to do nothing, is an idea that gives me a real sense of happiness.

What makes me happy is to believe in life, to believe in me.

What makes me happy is that people read the little Happython phrases that I cut out of the newspaper and paste on the walls in my bathrooms. Even Charlotte, who is preschool, sometimes takes more than twenty minutes.

Maïwenn , 28 years old, Champigny-sur-Marne (France)

What made me happy was my title of European champion of table tennins in all categories and my boyfriend.

Angéline , 22 years old, Evry (France)

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)

To take the time to eat in a fine restaurant in Marseille and to savour the different meals…

A particular moment in the summer of 2002 really made me happy. My father and I went fishing to the little river going near my childhood's village, in rocky canyons. He fishes with the hand since he was a little boy and this year I was also successful when I got a fish with my hand. The atmosphere and this moment of complicity both made me reach heaven.

Françoise , 22 years old, Vietri di Potenza (Italie)
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What makes me happy is to be desired.

Nacéra , 33 years old, Noisy-le-Grand (France)

Happiness for me is to get miraculously cured of my disease.

Raynald , 50 years old, Roubaix (France)
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What makes me happiest is the fact that a child can be born from me and that one day I'll have little toes in my belly...

Claire , 22 years old, Montréal (Canada)

Just to hear some good news on the radio.

Corinne , 41 years old, Bruxelles (Belgique)

What makes me happy ? My dog !

Daniela , 32 years old, Ancône (Italie)

What makes me happy is thinking through the best moments I've lived to determine which one is the best and thus reliving them.

Kevin , 19 years old, Chatenay-Malabry (France)

Yesterday it rained, I strolled along the ocean, a photo was taken, a kiss, a laugh, warmed up again in a cafe, shared a chocolate cake and cherry tea.

Nelly , 26 years old, Nantes (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)

What makes me happy is to experiment with love.

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)
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What made me happy...I was five years old, I wanted a little sister and I got one the day before my birthday. That was my best gift!

Benjamin , 22 years old, Romainville (France)

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

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Hearing someone whistle will always be for me, synonymous with happiness. Thans Papy.

Mélanie , 21 years old, Toulouse (France)

I was never as happy as I was two days ago when, opening the small package my love had nervously given to me, I discovered a pair of tiny shoes. I then understood that we were going to have a baby.

Emmanuel , 29 years old, Paris (France)

What makes me happy ? To create.

Jacques , 68 years old, Paris (France)

The day I passed my driving license I was really happy because I had always thought I was useless

Life is at the base. I know well that there are ups and downs, it's like that, but there's the fun and that's what makes me happy.

Cynthia , 16 years old, Saint-Jérôme (Canada)

What makes me happy is when the supernatural gets revealed in my life. Coincidences, signs, dreams that come true with the impression that life organizes everything, lucid dreams.

Danielle , 33 years old, Paris (France)

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 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)
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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 the shoo-shoobidoos, the waboo waboos and all the rest.

Abigaëlle , 40 years old, Noisy-le-Grand (France)
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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 to be healthy.

Daniela , 32 years old, Ancône (Italie)

My happiness is complete when I let the metro pass to keep kissing my love on the latform...telling myself that I'll take it maybe the next day or the day after that.

Sandra , 28 years old, Paris (France)

What makes me happy ? The field of grapefruit in pink mornings.

Damien , 24 years old, Lille (France)

What makes me happy is to see the others happy, my dearest, my friends, all the people I like.

Christelle , 31 years old, Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgique)

What makes me happy is having sponsored a little african, who comes from Burundi !

Christelle , 21 years old, Pont-Saint-Pierre (France)

It's snowing. I didn't drink today (well… yeah, a little). I'm trying to answer your question… happiness ? For me this intense, deep emotion that moves me : I feel that I'm going to go away… I won't tremble anymore… live, that's all. Happiness is knowing that you can go away, happiness is the smile of someone who doesn't know that I'm an alcoholic. Happiness… is thinking that I'm normal. Happiness : being right, loyal, and honest.

Victoire , 28 years old, Paris (France)

What made me happy was to spend my birthday evening with my son and his girlfriend, and tomorrow it will be the same with my sister and her husband. Hurray for the family!

Josette , 52 years old, Saint-Nicolas (Belgique)
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What makes me happy is people who return my smiles and especially grannies, babies and good-looking

A woman makes me happy.

Amine , 29 years old, Madrid (Espagne)
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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!!!

I am most happy when people thank me for holding the door for them on the metro. I leave with a lively step to the RER A.

Sylvie , 38 years old, Rueil-Malmaison (France)

What makes me happy is my little 80-year-old mother, who is chock full of joyful projects : she's going to move into a new appartment.

Odile , 45 years old, Renay (France)

What makes me happy is to prepare a good meal when my son comes home.

Jean-Luc , 52 years old, Garde (France)

Classic happy moment, but true : waking up beside your love… a moment of pure tenderness… you wake from one dream to plunge into another…

Rémi , 23 years old, Lille (France)

My faith in God makes me feel happy.

Mohamed , 35 years old, Boumerdès (Algérie)

What makes me happy is to love and be loved

Safae , 22 years old, Meknès (Maroc)

What makes me happy is that when I walk in the street, my steps are exactly as long as the bands on the crosswalk. I feel like I'm in harmony with my environment

So , 22 years old, Levallois-Perret (France)
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What makes me happy ? The successful moments, the nice memories from my childhood.

Samia , 24 years old, Nabeul (Tunisie)

Cultivating my friendships is what makes me happy.

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My little world makes me happy… I first of all have all my pets: Loulou, Fofinha, Nina, Cleo, Cesar, Micas they are my dogs who, I can assure you, are also very happy with 3400 feet of field and two little houses… My cats: Tigrao, Faisca, Princesa who have 4 little kittens Milady, Aramis, Dartanhan, Portos… My tortoises whose names are: César and Cléopâtre…. My birds in big cage…

Silvia , 23 years old, Pombal (Portugal)

What makes me happy is staying in contact with my old friends and making new friends.

Cynthia , 18 years old, Shawinigan (Canada)

I met a person in the metro that made me smile…for no reason and that made me happy.

Sylvano , 24 years old, Madrid (Espagne)

What makes me happy is seeing the face of Kalé, my coworker, light up when I make him read the last Happython

Sidney , 21 years old, Paris (France)

What made me happy Tuesday was seeing my cashier at the supermarket.

Claude , 35 years old, Rosny-sous-Bois (France)

I'm happy when I travel !

Boudriss , 38 years old, Mantoue (Italie)

My fall in the bus this afternoon because a good-looking boy gave me a smile and helped me to get up

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)
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A moment of happiness: the kiss from this little girl who thanked me for having cured her mommy. What made me happy yesterday was passing the evening with the man I love, dancing all night with him and showing him that his black skin and my white skin show at the same time both contrast and harmony.

Muriel , 48 years old, Blois (France)

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)
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My marriage has made me happy.

Thérésa , 48 years old, Bruxelles (Belgique)