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National Happiness Happens Day is observed each year on August 8.  Therefore on this day each year just let it happen.  You know.  Happiness.  Because it’s National Happiness Happens Day!

Happiness is encouraged all day.  Recognize every moment of glee, joy, delight, and pleasure.  Don’t let it pass. Most importantly, a flicker of a giggle should be given its due and should it blossom into full blown happiness, don’t be surprised.  It happens!

The Secret Society of Happy People is an organization that was founded in August of 1998 and formed to celebrate the expression of happiness. The society encourages members to recognize their happy moments and think about happiness in their daily life.  They have two motto’s which include “Happiness Happens” and “Don’t Even Think of Raining on My Parade.”  Their purpose is to stimulate people’s right to express their happiness.


You can be happy to share that happiness. Use #HappinessHappensDay to post on social media and let others know to do the same


Founded in 1999 by the Secret Society of Happy People as “Admit You’re Happy Day,” Happiness Happens Day was created to recognize and express happiness.  August 8 was chosen as it is the anniversary of the first membership in 1998.

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